Chagga


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Noun1.Chagga - a Bantu language spoken by the Chaga in northern Tanzania
Bantoid language, Bantu - a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
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Anthropological accounts have shown this to be untrue as evidence exists in such pre-colonial societies as Egypt, Malagasy, Masai, Owambo and, Chagga. The un-African discourse raises lots of complicated questions that include: Who is African?
The community borrows some of its words from the Chagga, Pare, Maasai, Mijikenda and those they have inter-married with and live with.
Dressed in Chagga regalia, their union was presided over by a Chagga chief with the rest of the climbers acting as the witnesses for the occasion.
The largest of Tanzania's many ethnic groups in descending order are: the Sukuma, Nyamwezi, Haya, Gogo, Makonde, Tumbuka-Ngoni, Ha, Chagga and Maasai.
Lawuo, Education and change in rural community: a study of colonial education and local response among Chagga of Kilimanjaro between 1920 and 1945 [Ph.D.
Moreover, some breeds that are critically endangered have fewer than 1,000 animals, such as the Ghana Dwarf Muturu (humpless shorthorns), Mkalama Dun (Small East African Zebu), Pare (Small East African Zebu), Chagga (Small East African Zebu), Baria (Small East African Zebu), Nkone (South African sanga), Pedi (South African sanga), and Shangan (South African sanga) (Rege, 1999).
"Maybe I don't pay attention to it," says Khalfan, who is the son of a Muslim father from the Segeju people and a Christian mother from the Chagga people.
(59) A Chagga tale from near Mount Kilimanjaro describes the story of a boy who nurtured a taro tuber that transformed into a child; but when his mother discovered the child and snatched it from him and killed it, he sat on a stool which flew up into the sky and took him to another country where banana trees grew in abundance and people cultivated millet and beans.
(1975), "Selection for Failure in a Small Social Field: Ritual Concord and Fraternal Strife among the Chagga, Kilimanjaro, 1968-1969," in S.