Mossi


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Mossi

(ˈmɒsɪ)
npl -sis or -si
1. (Peoples) a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in Burkina Faso: noted for their use of cowry shells as currency and for their trading skill
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Gur branch of the Niger-Congo family
Also called: Moore
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Cuando a fines del siglo XIX se produjo la conquista militar de Africa Occidental por Francia, los dos reinados mas importantes que ocupaban el territorio del pais fueron el imperio Mossi, gobernado por Moro Naba de Ouagadougou (nombre actual de la capital) y el reino Yatenga.
The Mossi Vase from Lalique's Black Collection / 4.
Some ethnic groups like the Tuareg and the Peul are traditionally mobile, but it is common to see farmers from the mossi and Hausa far from their traditional homelands, in eastern and southwestern Burkina Faso.
PAF strives to keep the Yatenga Mossi on their ancestral lands, by restoring its productive potential and boosting their self-reliance.
Like Torelli, Mossi contrasts four-part concertino and ripieno violins, though he omits the violas.
Ajnlatkro mossi szolgltatsok elltshoz szksges ipari mosodai gpek/eszkzket kvn beszerezni az albbiak szerint
Kerr, who recalled that he had been sold into slavery in the Mossi kingdom before escaping to join Samori's army (Anafu 1973: 22).
On entre dans cette politique de la ruse decrite notamment par Pierre-Joseph Laurent (1998) dans le contexte mossi burkinabe.
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But even more shocking--looking back--was the dearth of information about relevant African empires such as Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Mossi, Zulu, Xhosa, Matabele, Great Zimbabwe, Bakongo and others, which had not only impressed visitors with their wealth, but were im mensely resilient because they had somehow evolved highly advanced social intervention mechanisms that enabled their peoples to survive war, disease and famine, and even to resist--temporarily, alas
Maris hit his homer off Don Mossi in the sixth inning.
La donna che 'l mio cor nel viso porta, la dove sol fra bei pensier d'amore sedea, m'apparve, e io per farle onore mossi con fronte reverente et smorta.