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Bam·ba·ra

 (bäm-bä′rä)
n. pl. Bam·ba·ra or Bam·ba·ras
1. A member of a people of the upper Niger River valley.
2. The Mande language of the Bambara, used as a lingua franca in Mali.

Bambara

(bɑːmˈbɑːrə)
npl -ra or -ras
1. (Peoples) a member of a Negroid people of W Africa living chiefly in Mali and by the headwaters of the River Niger in Guinea
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Mande branch of the Niger-Congo family

Bam•ba•ra

(bɑmˈbɑr ɑ, -ˈbɑr ə)

n., pl. -ras, (esp. collectively) -ra.
1. a member of an African people living mainly in S Mali, to the E and S of Bamako.
2. a group of dialects of the Mande language shared by the Bambara and Malinke.
Translations
Bambara
Бамбара
bamanabamanaiabamanakanbambarabaumana
bambarština
bambara
Bambara
BambaraBambara lingvo
bambara keel
bamanankanbambara
bambara
bambara
bambara
bahasa Bambara
bambara
bambara
バンバラ語
밤바라어
lingua Bambara
bambarų
bambaru valoda
Bambara
bambara
bamanabambara
bambara
bambarščina
BamanaBambaraБаманаБамбара
bambara
Kibambara
Bambara
بمبارا
tiếng Bambara
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One such writer is Tony Cade Bambara, who provides in her short story "The Lesson," both one specific problem and one possible solution.
Part of the preparation also involved fine-tuning of jingles in French and Bambara for radio publicity on the farmers innovations contest.
The cereal crops tested were maize, sorghum, pearl and finger millet, and legumes: tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolias), cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), Bambara nut (Vigna subterranea), groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) and pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan.
Galerie Lucas Ratton, for instance, zooms in on Mali to offer a group of Bambara works--masks, marionettes and other ritual sculptures--in a show and catalogue that have been several years in the making (33, rue de Seine; Fig.
Eschewing the Great Race Man paradigm so prominent in contemporary discourse, the author looks at the far-reaching intellectual achievements of female thinkers and activists like Anna Julia Cooper, Mary Church Terrell, Fannie Barrier Williams, Pauli Murray, and Toni Cade Bambara to delve into the processes that transformed these women and others into racial leadership figures, including long-overdue discussions of their theoretical output and personal experiences to suggest that their body of work critically reshaped our understandings of race and gender discourse, and also confronted entrenched ideas of how--and who--produced racial knowledge.
Bambara tells this history, which she witnessed firsthand, primarily through the tale of a fictional mother who must find her voice to recover her son.
Bambara expressed appreciation to the Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim for taking the initiative and covering financial over-dues by the Comorian parliament to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
For the Bambara people, east is the land of the dead, to the west lie the 'sunset people' and loveliness, north is the seventh heaven, the dwelling of the great god Faro, and south are evil beings whom Faro was forced to destroy.
beaucoup moins que] Compte tenu de son mandat de protection des civils [beaucoup plus grand que], la Monusco a [beaucoup moins que] decide de passer a l'action pour ramener la paix, la securite et la stabilite [beaucoup plus grand que] et, a cette fin, ses [beaucoup moins que] helicopteres de combat sont entres en jeu [beaucoup plus grand que], a ajoute Bambara.
Bambara called the presidential guard "criminals inherited from Compaore" and said that the RSP was not different from Blaise Compaore.
French is the official language but African languages, such as Bambara and Songhai, are widely spoken.
A Mali native who moved to Paris, Diabate draws upon the Mali music tradition of griot in his resounding, velvet-voiced songs, performed in the Bambara language.