Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Bantu language of Burundi, closely related to Kinyarwanda and an official language of Burundi.

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  • proper noun a Bantu language spoken in Burundi, and by refugees etc in Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda.

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Examples

  • The song was composed by Rwanda's gospel singer Jean Paul Samputu in Kinyanrwanda, but its choruses are sung in different languages (English, French, Swahili, Kirundi and Kiganda) by various popular regional musicians.

    Global Voices in English » Rwanda: Fifteen years after the genocide

  • Na Wewe "You too" in the Kirundi language takes place in Burundi in 1994.

    David Wallechinsky: Oscars 2011: Live Action Shorts

  • Na Wewe "You too" in the Kirundi language takes place in Burundi in 1994.

    David Wallechinsky: Oscars 2011: Live Action Shorts

  • Recruiters at the Boise office in Idaho, where an influx of African refugees recently settled, are short of Kirundi speakers.

    Census Jobs Tough to Fill

  • Recruiters at the Boise office in Idaho, where an influx of African refugees recently settled, are short of Kirundi speakers.

    Census Jobs Tough to Fill

  • Recruiters at the Boise office in Idaho, where an influx of African refugees recently settled, are short of Kirundi speakers.

    Census Jobs Tough to Fill

  • The song was composed by Rwanda's gospel singer Jean Paul Samputu in Kinyanrwanda, but its choruses are sung in different languages (English, French, Swahili, Kirundi and Kiganda) by various popular regional musicians.

    Rwanda Genocide Fifteen Years Later

  • Languages: Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area)

    Burundi

  • Languages: Kirundi (official), French (official), Swahili (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area)

    Burundi

  • She said that the two radio services in Kinyarwanda and Kirundi - the official languages in Rwanda and Burundi respectively - aired

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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