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Ban•tu



Pronunciation: (ban'tOO), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bantu.html on line 73 [key]
n., pl. -tus, (esp. collectively) -tu,
adj.


n.
1. a member of any of several Negroid peoples forming a linguistically and in some respects culturally interrelated family in central and southern Africa.
2. a grouping of more than 500 languages of central and southern Africa, as Kikuyu, Swahili, Tswana, and Zulu, all related within a subbranch of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Kordofanian family.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Bantu or the Bantu peoples.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bantu.html on line 132 Bantu (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bantu.html on line 134 Bantu (Encyclopedia)

 

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