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Ovambo

Saltos de línea: Ov¦ambo
Pronunciación: /əʊˈvambəʊ
 
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Definición de Ovambo en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or Ovambos)

1A member of a people of northern Namibia.
Example sentences
  • The removal of the eyes was common to the Ovambos.
2 [mass noun] The Bantu language of the Ovambo.

adjetivo

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Relating to the Ovambo or their language.
Example sentences
  • McKittrick examines how Christianity, colonial rule, and wage labor in Namibia reduced young Ovambo men's dependence on their fathers and allowed them to promote competing notions of masculinity.
  • Therefore it is a thorn in their sides when members of the Ovambo people are given land in their former settlement area.
  • As for the Ovambo and Herero traditions, you will hear from the scholars very soon in detail.

Origen

a local name, from ova- (prefix denoting a plural) + ambo 'man of leisure'.

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