HyperDic: fulani

English > 2 senses of the word Fulani:
NOUNperson Fulani, Fula, Fulah, Fellata, Fulbea member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa
communicationFulani, Fula, Ful, Peula family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad
Fulani > pronunciation
Soundsfuw.laa'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Fulani: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith.
SynonymsFula, Fulah, Fellata, Fulbe
BroaderAfricanA native or inhabitant of Africa
Spanishfula, Fula, fulani, Fulbe
CatalanFula, Fulani, fulbe
English > Fulani: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages.
SynonymsFula, Ful, Peul
BroaderWest AfricanA group of languages spoken in the extreme western part of West Africa
Spanishfula, Fula, fulaní, Peul
CatalanFula, Fulani, Peul

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