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also n'ga·na  (nə-gä′nə)
An often fatal disease of domestic animals in sub-Saharan Africa, caused by various trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.

[Zulu -nakane.]
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(Veterinary Science) a disease of domesticated animals of central and southern Africa, caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Trypanosoma transmitted by tsetse flies
[from Zulu u-nakane]
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(nəˈgɑ nə)

a disease of livestock and other animals, widespread in parts of Africa, caused by several species of trypanosomes and transmitted by a variety of tsetse fly.
[1890–95; < Nguni]
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Le groupe surfe sur differentes sonorites et styles musicaux : Franco Likambo Ya Ngana, Bantunani Accousticfear (The Antechrist), Sam Cooke A change is gonna come, Bantunani W anderingmood (Death of a writer/tristesse de l'exil).
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Literary responses by Tahar Ben Jelloun, Ndjock Ngana Yogo Ndjock and Chidi Christian Uzoma soon followed.
The heroic figure, or ngana in the Bamanan language, is central in these narratives.
Ndjock Ngana Yogo, from Cameroon, condenses his political activity in the poem 'Maghida' while expressing the difficult and inhospitable approach in Italy.
Ka linako za litabaza lisomo hall bulelwa neni likwanisa, zene ni sa kwanisi neli za kuteeleza ku yomuhulu waka (ka zazi ni zazi) ka kubulela lika ze swana sina: "u musali feela", ka kusupeza kuli hanina ngana ni zibo kakuli ni musali, inge kuli na hanina za butokwa za kubulela kakuli "ni musali feela".
Amery devised a kinship guessing game, Ngana ngai?, 'Who am I?', where a kinship diagram is mapped out on the board.
Meanwhile the roles to be played by children in Liverpool are Ngana and Jerome, the illegitimate daughter and son of Emile de Becque.
The producers are to hold auditions in the city on January 5 in a bid to find local children to fill the roles of Ngana and Jerome, the illegitimate children of the character, Emile de Becque.
Includes Ubax Cristina Ali Farah, Hasan Al Nassar, Anahid Baldu, Mihai Mircea Butcovan, Arnold de Vos, Gezim Hajdari, Pap Khouma, Thea Laitef, Egidio Molinas Leiva, Julio Monteiro Martins, Ndjock Ngana Yogo Ndjock, Heleno Oliveira, Lidia Amalia Palazzolo, Candelaria Romero, Barbara Serdakowski, Boiidar Stanigi, and Spale Miro Stevanovi.