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Peul

(pul, pyul)

n., pl. Peuls, (esp. collectively) Peul.
Fulani, esp. in reference to the Fulani of former French colonies.
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Noun1.Peul - a family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages
West African - a group of languages spoken in the extreme western part of West Africa
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The text used for the mawlid of Imam San at his shrine (as well as for the one of the prophet, which is celebrated in the villages at the appropriate date), is all in Arabic and nothing else but the famous mawlid panegyric Sharaf al-anam (with its name transformed into peul nam).
Peul WC, van Houwelingen HC, van den Hout WB, Brand R, Eekhof JA, Tans JT, Thomeer RT, Koes BW.
1980) 'Kel Tamasheq du Gourma Nigerien et peul du Torodi: societes agropastorales en mutation'.
The individual is also identified as Peul or Fulbe.
van Eck NJ, Waltman L, van Rann AFJ, Klautz RJM, Peul WC.
El Otro al cual esas practicas y esos discursos se refieren es todavia mas negado cuando se utilizan signos fuera de todo contexto y vaciados de sus sentidos (tatuajes maoris, peul o masais).
b) The Fulani speak a common language (known as Fulfulde or Pulaar) but, due to their wide geographical range, are known by several other names in their host communities, including Fulbe, Fula, Peul, Peulh, and Fellata.
Toutefois, les zones geographiques oU la population est majoritairement d'appartenance ethnique Peul, le taux d'accouchements est faible ([dagger])>> (gestionnaire #1).
But today the voices you are hearing are carrying the story of the Prophet Muhammad, the same poem used during his very own Mawlid, the Peul Nam: (19) it is about his history, his birth, his life.
Ansar Dine and a Peul ethnic militia both claimed responsibility for that attack.
Just as the first PEUL program, the project aims to sustainably improve the living conditions of the inhabitants of Lome through the improvement of the urban environment and access to basic services to the population.