HyperDic: bantu

English > 3 senses of the word Bantu:
ADJECTIVEpertBantuof or relating to the African people who speak one of the Bantoid languages or to their culture
NOUNperson Bantua member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa
communicationBantu, Bantoid languagea family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
Bantu > pronunciation
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English > Bantu: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the African people who speak one of the Bantoid languages or to their culture.
Spanishbantú
NounsBantua family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
Bantua member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa
English > Bantu: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa.
NarrowerHereroA member of a pastoral Bantu people living in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola
HutuA member of a Bantu people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Luba, ChilubaA member of a Bantu people in southeastern Congo
ShonaA member of a Bantu tribe living in present-day Zimbabwe
SothoA member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages
Tswana, Bechuana, BatswanaA member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
Tutsi, Watutsi, WatusiA member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi
BroaderAfricanA native or inhabitant of Africa
Spanishbantú
Catalanbantu
AdjectivesBantuof or relating to the African people who speak one of the Bantoid languages or to their culture
English > Bantu: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent.
SynonymBantoid language
NarrowerChiMwiniA Bantu language spoken in southern Somalia
ChichewaThe Bantu language of the Chewa of east central Africa
ChishonaA Bantu language that is one of the two major languages of Zimbabwe
FangA Bantu language spoken in Cameroon
GikuyuA Bantu language spoken in western Kenya
GiriamaA Bantu language spoken in the coastal regions of eastern Kenya
HereroA Banto language spoken by the Herero in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola
KambaA Bantu language spoken by the Kamba in Kenya
Kichaga, Chaga, ChaggaA Bantu language spoken by the Chaga in northern Tanzania
KinyarwandaA Bantu language
KiswahiliA Bantu language
KongoThe Bantu language spoken by the Kongo living in the tropical forests / forests of Zaire and Congo and Angola
LuGandaThe Bantu language of the Buganda people
Luba, TshilubaA Bantu language spoken in southeastern Congo
LuyiaA Bantu language
MashiA Bantu language
MweraA Bantu language spoken in southern coastal Tanzania
NguniA group of southern Bantu languages
NyamweziA Bantu language spoken in central Tanzania
PokomoA Bantu language spoken in the Kenyan coastal areas of East Africa
ShonaA Bantu language spoken in Zimbabwe
SothoAny of the mutually intelligible southern Bantu languages of the Sotho in Botswana and South Africa and Lesotho
SwahiliThe most widely spoken Bantu languages
TongaThe language of the Tongan people of south central Africa (Zambia and Rhodesia)
UmbunduA Bantu language spoken in Angola
BroaderNiger-CongoA family of African language spoken in west Africa
Spanishbantú, lengua bantú
Catalanbantu
AdjectivesBantoidrelating to or designating languages that possess characteristics / characteristics of Bantu / Bantu
Bantuof or relating to the African people who speak one of the Bantoid languages or to their culture
Bantu-speakingof or relating to people who speak Bantu

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