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- n. See Luba.
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- proper n. A Bantu language spoken by about 6.3 million people in the Kasaï Occidental and Kasaï Oriental provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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- n. a Bantu language spoken in southeastern Congo
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Note: Tshiluba is a Bantu language spoken in south-eastern Congo, and Zaire).
How do you say “Born to be wild” in Tagalog, French, Lingala, Tshiluba, and Swahili?
Languages: French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
Congo, Democratic Republic of theFrench (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
Congo, Democratic Republic of thedefinition: age 15 and over can read and write French, Lingala, Kingwana, or Tshiluba total population: 65.5% male: 76.2% female: 55.1% (2003 est.)
He especially enjoys French, which he has just started learning; he already can read and write in his native Tshiluba language.
Ilunga (Tshiluba) a person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time
Faithful correspondent Andrew Krug sent me a link to a BBC story by Oliver Conway claiming that:The world's most difficult word to translate has been identified as "ilunga" from the Tshiluba language spoken in south-eastern DR Congo.
Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
Kingwana, or Tshiluba total population: 65. 5\% male: 76. 2\% female: 55. 1\% (2003 est.)