Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of Senufo.
  • proper n. Alternative form of Senufo.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Eponine's friend, the Nigerian pharmacist with the Senoufo grandmother.

    The Garden of Rama

  • Her Senoufo great-grandfather had been warning her about something, but Nicole had not been able to understand what he was saying.

    The Garden of Rama

  • Omeh placed Ellie's hands in Dr. Turner's and began a Senoufo chant.

    The Garden of Rama

  • I listened to their conversation in the Senoufo tribal language, remembering bits and pieces from my training before the Poro three years earlier, and marveled again at the way my mother's face always became more expressive when she was with her people.

    The Garden of Rama

  • With her hah - stacked in layers on her head, she looked like the Senoufo princess that she had been before she married Father.

    The Garden of Rama

  • Despite the fact that many of the tribal customs faded away with the arrival of modern telecommunications devices in the Ivory Coast villages in the twenty-first century, the Poro remained an integral part of Senoufo society.

    Rama Revisited

  • He also knew that it was the cornerstone of the Senoufo traditional religion and that he had promised Omeh, at the time of his marriage to Anawi, that all their children would return to Nidougou for at least the first cycle of the Poro.

    Rama Revisited

  • The child was a gifted linguist and had picked up the rudiments of the Senoufo language very easily.

    Rama Revisited

  • There were three Poros in every normal Senoufo life, three metamorphoses that were necessary before the child could be transformed into an adult in the tribe.

    Rama Revisited

  • Francesca then asked three personal questions, one about her father, a second about Nicole's mother and the Senoufo tribe in the Ivory Coast, and the third about her life with Genevieve.

    Rama Revisited

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