lugbara


lugbara
\\lu̇gˈbärə\ noun (plural lugbara or lugbaras)
Usage: usually capitalized
1.
a. : a people living along the border of Uganda and the Belgian Congo
b. : a member of such people
2. : a Central Sudanic language of the Lugbara people

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Lugbara — ethnie établie au N. O. de l Ouganda et au N. E. de la rép. dém. du Congo (env. 250 000 personnes). Ils parlent une langue nilo saharienne appartenant au groupe soudanais central …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lugbara — The Lugbara are an ethnic group who live mainly in the West Nile region of Uganda and in the adjoining area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They speak the Lugbara language, a Central Sudanic language similar to the language spoken… …   Wikipedia

  • Lugbara — Die Lugbara sind ein zentralsudanisches Volk Ugandas, das auch im Kongo lebt. Insgesamt leben in Ostafrika 1,5 Millionen Lugbara, davon gemäß der ugandischen Volkszählung von 2002 1.022.059 in Uganda[1] und 500.000 im Kongo. Die Lugbara sprechen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lugbara — ▪ people       people living mainly in northwestern Uganda and the adjoining area of Congo (Kinshasa). They speak a Central Sudanic language (Central Sudanic languages) of the Nilo Saharan language family.       They are settled agriculturists,… …   Universalium

  • Lugbara — Lugbạra,   Lugwạre, afrikanisches Volk mit zentralsudanesischer Sprache; lebt zwischen oberem Uelle und Albertnil in Nordwestuganda (rd. 600 000) und im Nordosten der Demokratischen Republik Kongo (rd. 60 000). Kulturell und somatisch haben… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lugbara — ISO 639 3 Code : lgg ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • lugbara — lug·ba·ra …   English syllables

  • Lugbara people — Maracha redirects here. For district in Uganda, see Maracha District. The Lugbara are an ethnic group who live mainly in the West Nile region of Uganda and in the adjoining area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They speak the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lugbara language — Infobox Language name=Lugbara nativename= states=Uganda, DR Congo speakers=1,040,000 familycolor=Nilo Saharan fam2=Nilo Saharan fam3=Central Sudanic fam4=East fam5=Moru Madi fam6=Central script= iso1= |iso2= |iso3=lgg The Lugbara language is the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lugbara mythology — The Lugbara live in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. In Lugbara mythology, Adroa appeared in both good and evil aspects; he was the creator god and appeared on Earth as a human who was near death. He was depicted as a very tall… …   Wikipedia