Definitions

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  • proper noun A Songhay language spoken in Niger.
  • noun Any of a people of westernmost Niger and adjacent areas who speak the Zarma language.

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Examples

  • At least in my case, the second goal was more strongly achieved than the others - as a group, we were the worst teachers in the country, having a weak grasp of French and the French system of maths and a definite lack of seniority, but we all learned a tremendous amount about life amongst the Hausa, Zarma (Djerma), Fulani (Wodabe) and Touareg (Tamasheq) (and more).

    Photo Essay: Peace Corps Volunteers Share 50 Years of Memories

  • One NGO in Niger, called Bafouneye meaning life in the local Zarma language, works with HIV-infected divorced women and widows, enforcing the anti-discrimination law in their own way.

    HIV laws don’t protect women « Gender Across Borders

  • In his millet field under the acacia tree, he memorized the alphabet and the sounds of the Zarma language.

    Catholic Relief Services: Cell Phones Boost Nigerien Literacy, Profits

  • Twice a week, as the sun was setting, he sat in the literacy class, and, for the first time in his life, he sounded out the ABCs in Zarma, the local language: "ah buh tchuh."

    Catholic Relief Services: Cell Phones Boost Nigerien Literacy, Profits

  • SOUNDBITE: Ramatou Coulibaly Niamey resident saying Zarma: It's something that scares everybody now.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • The domination by the Zarma in Niger, coupled with anger over the destruction and exploitation caused by uranium mining, has been a cause of armed conflict against Tandja's government.

    Indybay newswire

  • The ethnic groups of Niger are the Zarma, Hausa, Kanuri, Toubou, Tuareg, and Wodaabe Fula.

    Indybay newswire

  • Ethnic groups: Hausa 53%, Djerma (Zarma) 21%, Fulani 7%, Tuareg 11%, Beri Beri (Kanuri) 6%;

    ScreenTalk

  • What Seidnaly calls "the soul of Africa" is reflected in his designs through the use of textiles made from tree bark in Uganda, and by weaving Songhai, Zarma, Bororo, Hausa and Tuareg influences into his creations.

    Media Newswire

  • What Seidnaly calls "the soul of Africa" is reflected in his designs through the use of textiles made from tree bark in Uganda, and by weaving Songhai, Zarma, Bororo, Hausa and Tuareg influences into his creations.

    Media Newswire

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