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Definition of the noun fulani

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noun - plural: Fulanis

  1. a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith
  2. 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
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of Fulani: Ful / Fula / Peul
    • more generic term: West African = a group of languages spoken in the extreme western part of West Africa

Film

"Fulani" is a 2009 film nominated for AMAA Achievement in Art Direction, Achievement in Make-up and Achievement in Visual Effect in the 6th African Movie Academy Awards.

  • award:
    • African Movie Academy Award for Best Make Up
    • African Movie Academy Award for Best Visual Effects
    • African Movie Academy Award for Best Achievement in Art Direction
    • African Movie Academy Award for Best Achievement in Art Direction

Miscellanea

  1. Fulani a.k.a. Pulaar Language: Pulaar is a Fula language spoken primarily as a first language by Fula people and Tukolor in the Senegal River valley area traditionally known as Futa Tooro, and further south and east. Pulaar speakers, known as Haalpulaar'en live in Senegal, Mauritania, Gambia, and western Mali.
  2. Fulani a.k.a. Fulfulde, Adamawa Language is an human language, language dialect.
  3. Fulani a.k.a. Fulfulde, Borgu Language is an human language.
  4. Fulani a.k.a. Fulfulde, Western Niger Language is an human language.
  5. Fulani a.k.a. Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Language is an human language.

Phrases with Fulani

  1. Helius Fulani
  2. Nephrotoma Fulani
  3. Styringomyia Fulani
  4. Species Helius Fulani
  5. Austrolimnophila Fulani
  6. Species Styringomyia Fulani

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fulani

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Google previewPastoralists of the West African Savanna (1988)

by Mahdi Adamu, Anthony Hamilton Millard Kirk-Greene

Prominent among the pastoral Fulani and persistent among many of the sedentary Fulani is the delimiting notion of 'being a...

Google previewThe White Man in Nigeria (1904)

by George Douglas Hazzledine

The Hausa is the farmer, the spinner, the weaver, the dyer, the artificer, the hunter , the trader ; the Fulani is the organizer, the law-officer, the tax-gatherer, the priest . Each race thinks itself superior, and each race in its heart despises the other.

Google previewThe Impact of Ethnic; Political; and Religious Violence on Northern Nigeria; and a Theological Reflection on Its Healing (2011)

by Sunday Bobai Agang

The term Fulani is the name given to them by the Hausa people, another ethnic group in northwest Nigeria. Appiah et al., explain, “Approximately half of the Fulani live among the Hausa as a ruling class though they have adopted many Hausa ...

Google previewMacmillan's Magazine (1903)

Haussa and there is the straight nose with the oriental hook at the end of it of the lighter skinned Fulani. The Haussa is the farmer, the spinner, the weaver, the dyer, the artificer, the hunter, the trader ; the Fulani is the organiser, the law- officer ...

Google previewThe Tie That Binds (1998)

Identity and Political Attitudes in the Post-Civil Rights Generation by Andrea Y. Simpson

Lenora Branch Fulani is a developmental psychologist and political activist who is presently chairperson of the Committee for a Unified Independent Party.

Google previewA Place in the World (2002)

New Local Historiographies from Africa and South Asia by Axel Harneit-Sievers

"' Fulani is a local nickname for the Fulbe from 142 BRIGITTE BtiHLER.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nigeria (2009)

by Toyin Falola, Ann Genova

Because the Fulani people historically were pastoralists, the language spread across West Africa from Senegal and east to Chad and northern Cameroon. Several dialects of Fula exist, for example, Pulaar and Fulfulde. When written, Fula can ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Republic of Cameroon (2010)

by Mark Dike DeLancey, Rebecca Mbuh, Mark W. Delancey

FULANI (FULAH, FOULAH, FOULBE, FULBE, PEUL, PEUHL). This politically and economically dominant ethnic group is considered a demographic minority in northern Cameroon. The term Fulani is a Hausa corruption of the endonym Fulbé ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History (2005)

by Dickson Eyoh, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Fallou Ngom Fulani (also known as Pulaar, Pulo, Peul, Fula, and Fulbe/Fulfulde) is the language of a large group of people who are mostly located in the western African nations. Over the centuries, the language spread because the Fulani ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Central African Republic (2016)

by Richard Bradshaw, Juan Fandos-Rius

De Brazza concluded that going up the Sangha could give France access to the Fulani states of Adamawa such as Ngaoundere, could thus halt British and German expansion into the region, and could open up a trade route from Adamawa ...

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Small photo of FERLO DESERT, SENEGAL - APR 25, 2017: Unidentified Fulani woman washes dishes in the basin on the street. Fulanis (Peul) are the largest tribe in West African savannahsSmall photo of FERLO DESERT, SENEGAL - APR 25, 2017: Unidentified Fulani boy grazes cows. Fulanis (Peul) are the largest tribe in West African savannahsSmall photo of FERLO DESERT, SENEGAL - APR 25, 2017: Unidentified Fulani girl in headscarf and colored clothes stands on the street. Fulanis (Peul) are the largest tribe in West African savannahsSmall photo of FERLO DESERT, SENEGAL - APR 25, 2017: Unidentified Fulani children play in the yard. Fulanis (Peul) are the largest tribe in West African savannahsSmall photo of FERLO DESERT, SENEGAL - APR 25, 2017: Unidentified Fulani man sits on the ground near the shack with his daughter. Fulanis (Peul) are the largest tribe in West African savannahsSmall photo of FERLO DESERT, SENEGAL - APR 25, 2017: Unidentified Fulani children play on the street. Fulanis (Peul) are the largest tribe in West African savannahsSmall photo of FERLO DESERT, SENEGAL - APR 25, 2017: Unidentified Fulani girl in colored clothes and headscarf looks ahead. Fulanis (Peul) are the largest tribe in West African savannahs More...

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Quotes about Fulani

If you see a man in a gown eating with a man in rags, the food belongs to the latter.
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