Definición de Kongo en inglés:

Kongo

Saltos de línea: Kongo
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒŋgəʊ
 
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sustantivo (plural igual or Kongos)

  • 1A member of an indigenous people inhabiting the region of the River Congo in west central Africa.
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    • Fighting between the tribes weakened them as a group, including the Kongo.
    • In 1703, at the age of twenty-two, Beatrice sought to restore the grandeur of the Kongo.
    • Battles for succession harrowed the Kongo; eight kings ruled in the period between 1614 and 1641.
  • 2 [mass noun] Kikongo, the Bantu language of the Kongo.
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    • Portuguese is the official language, although 95 percent of Angolans speak Ovimbundu, Mbundu, Kongo, Chokwe, and other languages.
    • The cadaver or spirit of a deceased person is called ‘zumbi’ in the Bonda language, ‘ndzumbi’ in Gabon, and ‘nzambi’ in Kongo.
    • The Congo area is thought to have been uninhabited before the 15th century when Pygmies moved into the area from the north and Kongo people from the east.

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  • Relating to the Kongo or their language.
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    • The Bakongo are a blend of peoples who assimilated the Kongo culture and language over time.
    • The primary emblem of this movement was Saint Anthony of Padua, a Portuguese-born saint associated with the protection of children and mothers and conceived as the source of Kongo salvation.
    • Through what channels and in what company these Kongo elements arrived on American shores is a welcome question for later speculation, and Dr. Bettelheim has boldly taken up the gauntlet.

Origen

the name in Kikongo.

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