There are 2 translations of Kikuyu in Spanish:

Kikuyu1

Pronunciation: /kɪˈkuːjuː/

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of Kikuyu in Spanish:

Kikuyu2

n (plural Kikuyu, Kikuyus)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (language) kikuyu (masculine)
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    • Other ethnic languages include Luo, Kikuyu, Kamba, Luyia, Gusii, and Kalenjin, which are usually spoken at home.
    • Like India, Kenya too has many languages and Caroline writes poems in three languages, English, Swahili, and Kikuyu.
    • Major ethnic languages in Kenya include Kikuyu, Luo, Kiluyia, Kikamba, Samburu, Maasai, and others.
    1.2 countable/numerable (person) kikuyu (masculine and feminine)
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    • Although most members were Kikuyus, they encouraged all ethnic groups to join together to achieve independence.
    • For his generation that was born in Kenya with its mixture of Kikuyus and whites, Indians and Masais, the memories are of the magical years of school and friendships and the lurking fear of violence that was never far away.
    • By the 1950s urbanization was combining with grievances about forced labour during the Second World War, and with the ongoing land question, to produce unprecedented resentment among the Kikuyu.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.