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Makonde Saltos de línea: Ma|konde
Pronunciación: /məˈkɒndeɪ/

Definición de Makonde en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or Makondes)

1A member of a people inhabiting southern Tanzania and NE Mozambique.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He saw a photograph of a sculpture by the Makonde of East Africa.
  • Farther north are the Makonde near the coast and the Yao near Lake Malawi.
  • One of the most important events in the life of a Makonde was initiation.
2 [mass noun] The Bantu language of the Makonde, with about 1 million speakers.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The existence of a standardized orthography for either Yao or Makonde is unknown to us as of this writing.

adjetivo

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Relating to the Makonde or their language.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Nonetheless, in speaking to the world beyond, Makonde carvers employ a language of images grounded in their unique historical experience.
  • These artists came to enjoy privileged status in Makonde society as demand grew within the church for their work.
  • A white-jacketed Makonde waiter brought plates mounded with chicken and rice cooked over a fire.

Origen

The name in Makonde.

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