Definition of Senufo in English:
1 (plural same) A member of a people inhabiting parts of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Mali, and Burkina Faso.
- In the Baoule village, the women live with their husbands' families; among the Senufo, husbands and wives live separately with men living in rectangular houses and their wives occupying round ones.
- Other significant ethnic groups include the Bete, Senufo, and Malinke.
- Among the collection essays, they give magisterial overviews of the arts and conceptual universe of the Yoruba and Senufo.
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Relating to the Senufo or their language.
- He modified these in his well-known catalogue for his 1964 exhibition of Senufo art at the Museum of Primitive Art in New York City.
- There is a balance of power between Poro and Sandogo, the chief patrons of the arts in Senufo communities.
- In Senufo society, divine creation is commemorated by large, sculpted figural pairs that depict a timeless and ideally balanced archetype of humanity.
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