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Kora

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Definition of the noun Kora

What does Kora mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: koras

  1. A type of harp played in West Africa

People

  1. Kora a.k.a. Olga Jackowska: Olga "Kora" Jackowska is a Polish rock vocalist and songwriter. She was the lead singer of the Polish rock band Maanam. She also provided the voice of Edna Mode in the Polish language dub of The Incredibles.
  2. Kora a.k.a. Angelo Cijntje: Ryangelo "Angelo" Cijntje is a Curaçaoan former football player, who played most of his career as a right back for BV Veendam.

There are other people with in their name, like Kora Lee, Fran Kora, Kora Coma, Kengo Kora, Kora Bongen, Bil Aka Kora, Takashi Kora, Kora Karvouni, Kora Tsereteli, Kora Michaelian and many others.

Group

Kora is a New Zealand five-piece music group, which consists of four brothers from the Kora family. The band, which originally began in Whakatane, New Zealand fuses elements of reggae, rock, dub, roots, funk, and more recently space funk and dub step elements.

Characters

  1. Kora a.k.a. Korai is a fictional character from 1999 Japanese anime TV series Legend of Himiko.
  2. Kora is a fictional character from the 2012 film Trivandrum Lodge.
  3. Kora is a fictional character from the 1984 film Odaruthammava Aalariyam.
  4. Kora is a fictional character from the 1959 film Panoptikum 59.

Writings

"Kora" is a book by P. J. Lloyd.

Film

"Kora" a.k.a. "One Mile Above" is a 2011 drama film written by Chang Chia-lu,Cheng Hsiao-che and directed by Jiayi Du.

Music

  1. "Kora": Kora is an album by New Zealand band, Kora released in 2007. A fusion of bass-heavy electronic style reggae incorporating elements of metal, rock and funk.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  2. "Kora" is a musical album of Kato Kahra.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  3. "Kora" is a musical album of Sourakata Koite.

Place

Kora: Kōra is a town located in Inukami District, Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

Miscellanea

  1. The kora is a 21-string lute-bridge-harp used extensively in West Africa.
  2. Kora is a transliteration of a Tibetan word that means "circumambulation" or "revolution". Kora is both a type of pilgrimage and a type of meditative practice in the Tibetan Buddhist or Bon traditions. A Kora is performed by the practitioner making a circumambulation around a sacred site or object, typically as a constituent part of a pilgrimage, ceremony, celebration or ritual. However, in broader terms, it is a term that is often used to refer to the entire pilgrimage experience in the Tibetan regions.
  3. Kora a.k.a. Kurux Language: Kurukh is a Dravidian language spoken by nearly two million Oraon and Kisan tribal peoples of Odisha and surrounding areas of India, as well as by 50,000 in northern Bangladesh, 28,600 a dialect called Dhangar in Nepal, and about 5,000 in Bhutan. It is most closely related to Brahui and Malto.
  4. Kora a.k.a. Banjari language: Banjari, or Lambadi, also called Goar-boali is a language spoken by nomadic Banjara people across India and it belongs to Indo-Aryan group of languages. The language does not have script and recorded history.
  5. Kora a.k.a. Korana Language: Korana, or ǃOra, is a moribund Khoe language of South Africa. An ethnic Korana population of 10,000 live in South Africa and perhaps Botswana, with perhaps half a dozen elderly speakers as of 2008.
    • also known as Gorachouqua, !Kora, Koraqua, !Ora, Koranna
  6. Kora a.k.a. Aka-Kora language: The Kora language, Aka-Kora, is an extinct Great Andamanese language, of the Northern group. It was spoken on the northeast and north central coasts of North Andaman and on Smith Island.

Phrases with Kora

  1. Aka-Kora
  2. Bembix Kora
  3. Gobius Kora
  4. Diaphus kora
  5. Justinia Kora
  6. Paspalum Kora
  7. Anodontia Kora
  8. Mastidiores kora
  9. Pegophysema Kora
  10. Species Bembix Kora
  11. Species Gobius Kora
  12. species Diaphus kora
  13. Species Justinia Kora
  14. Species Paspalum Kora
  15. Species Anodontia Kora
  16. species Mastidiores kora
  17. Species Pegophysema Kora

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kora

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Google previewTibet. Ediz. Inglese (2008)

by Bradley Mayhew, Robert Kelly, John Vincent Bellezza

Ganden Kora The Ganden kora is a simply stunning walk and should not be missed. There are superb views over the braided Kyi-chu...

Google previewTibet (2005)

by Bradley Mayhew, Michael Kohn

Ganden Kora The Ganden kora is a simply stunning walk and should not be missed. There are superb views over strands of the braided...

Google previewAnthropology and International Health (2003)

by Mark and Mimi Nichter

MEASLES: CASE STUDY Kora is a Kannada term encompassing measles as well as other diffuse skin rashes accompanied by fever.47 As in other parts of India, kora is a) linked to female deities (as well as wild bhūta spirits such as Guliga), ...

Google previewField Sketching and the Experience of Landscape (2016)

by Janet Swailes

The Kora is a circle, or circuit, potentially endless. In The Old Ways, Macfarlane contrasts the pilgrim ...

Google previewTransactions of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1827)

by Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (London).

The kora is an instrument of severe corporal punishment, like the Russian knout. A dexterous hand can inflict death with it at one ...

Google previewComposition in the Digital World (2015)

Conversations with 21st Century American Composers by Robert Raines

A kora is a West African stringed instrument similar to a harp. It has 21 strings with a neck and a bridge. Some models resemble a banjo without frets. 6. Mr. Kernis: “See Jaron Lanier's fascinating article—'Fixing the Digital Economy,' New York ...

Google previewJewelled Textiles (2015)

Gold and Silver Embellished Cloth of India by Vandana Bhandari

Kora is a dull, flexible coiled wire used to make curved designs. Due to its flexibility and size, it can be used over curvilinear shapes as also to create elaborate patterns. Kora is often used for filling motifs and to make smooth outlines. The wire ...

Google previewWorlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World’s Peoples (2008)

by Jeff Titon, Timothy Cooley, David Locke, David McAllester, Anne Rasmussen

The kora is an indigenous African instrument with a unique array of parts (Figure 3.4). Scholars of musical instruments (organologists) classify the instrument as a bridge harp, a variety of spike harp. Spike harps have a long neck that passes ...

Google previewPenny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1841)

It is called kora and kungnee, and is the sumah of the Arabs. It requires an elevated, light, and tolerably dry soil. It is sown in June and July, and the harvest gathered in September; the produce being about fifty-fold in a favourable season.

Google previewScanderoon - Signet (1841)

It is called kora and kungnee, and is the sumak of the Arabs. It requires an elevated, light, and tolerably dry soil. It is sown in June and July, and the harvest gathered in September; the produce being about fifty-fold in a favourable season.

Google previewBushman dictionary

by D.F. Bleek

kora, kora, koara, v. to lack, not to be, to vanish, 5. ka, kie, kuanna, kule. NI. (D.B.) Ex.: Ikwfi: k0 hfit, !kwi kora Inozsi --- the man lacks ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mali (2008)

by Pascal James Imperato, Gavin H. Imperato

Many modern performers play a 21—string lute called a kora that has historically been used by bards (dyeli) in Mali. Not necessarily in order of prominence, here are listed some of Mali's contemporary performers: Abdoulaye Diabaté (vocalist), ...

Google previewLIM Filipino-English English-Filipino Dictionary (2010)

by Ed Lim

Kora Albano Alamat ng Palay, Ang (1992) The Legend of Rice Victoria Añonueva, Albert Gamos Bahay Kubo (1993) Hermes Alegre A First Look at Philippine...

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Small photo of VIENNA, AUSTRIA - CIRCA JUNE 2014: unidentified African harp kora player performing in the streets of the city centreSmall photo of Gom Kora monastery near Trashigang, eastern BhutanSmall photo of Gom Kora monastery near Trashigang, eastern BhutanSmall photo of Couple of retired tourists admire the beautiful "Little venice", the district of kora town, the main town of Mykonos island, Cyclades archipelago. ( Greece).Small photo of Two hands playing the Kora, close upSmall photo of beautiful mountain river view in tibet during holy kora around mountain KailashSmall photo of beautiful mountain river view in tibet during holy kora around mountain Kailash More...

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She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook. (Tommy Manville)
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