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  • But Japanese-speakers also use the word banku, introduced into Japanese by foreign banks.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Sometimes we eat the okra with an African meal called banku different but reminiscent of polenta.

    At My Table

  • Loan Use: to buy more maize to prepare 'banku' and to sell to those who want to buy raw maize

    Kiva Loans

  • Ramatu has been selling 'banku' for some time now.

    Kiva Loans

  • Her loan will be used to buy more maize to prepare 'banku' and to sell to those who want to buy the raw maize.

    Kiva Loans

  • Ramatu Moro prepares 'banku' (a dish prepared of maize dough) with different varieties of soups (such as okra, palm nut and groundnut soup) at Abura.

    Kiva Loans

  • Theresah Anderson cooks and sells food in Elmina, such as banku and okra stew, and fufu with varieties of soup.

    Kiva Loans

  • Adwoa prepares and serves local food like "banku", rice balls, etc.

    Kiva Loans

  • Examples of specific banks include banku obu amerika for “Bank of America,” and the rather unfortunate sounding at least to some ears shitī banku for “Citibank.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • Fufu and kenkey and banku, all pastes of bland sorts finger-dipped into communal bowls of soup.

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

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  • From the examples:

    “Examples of specific banks include banku obu amerika for “Bank of America,” and the rather unfortunate sounding at least to some ears shitī banku for “Citibank.””

    -- Simon & Schuster: The English Is Coming!

    September 18, 2012

  • A Ghanaian dumpling made from fermented maize and cassava.

    September 18, 2012