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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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The Islamicized characters will be even more torn than the other Bambaras, who mix without too many contradictions the new and the old, the Islamic rules and rituals and the Bambara animistic customs and beliefs.
From the first pages of Segu, certain Bambara beliefs are evoked.
Does the realistic dimension of the novel give a seriousness to Bambara beliefs?
A l'automne 2010, deux films portant sur l'empire bambara de Segou et fondes principalement sur la tradition orale et particulierement l'epopee ont ete presentes au public malien, coincidant ainsi avec la commemoration du cinquantieme anniversaire de l'independance (22 septembre 1960).
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