ngola

Titre dévolu aux souverains du royaume de Ngondo en langue kimbundu - Sous sa forme longue : Ngola a Kiluanje (nom donné à l'un des quartiers de Luanda situé dans la municipalité de Sambizanga). Le mot ngola est à l'origine du nom de l'Angola.

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In Angola the term ‘Bwé’, meaning “a lot” and coming from a Kimbundu or Umbundu word, is largely used to express abundance. (Umbundu lg, Kimbundu lg)


En Angola, le terme «Bwé», qui signifie «beaucoup» et qui vient d'un mot Kimbundu ou Umbundu, est largement utilisé pour exprimer l'abondance.

Angola

Angola

Angola is a country in Africa. Its capital is: Luanda. Its official language is: Portuguese. Other languages include: Kimbundu; Umbundu; Kikongo; Chokwe; Kwanyama; Ganguela. Its currency is: Kwanza.

Code: AO | AGO
FR: Angola
DE: Angola
IT: Angola
ES: Angola
ZH: 安哥拉
PI: āngēlā
JA: アンゴラ
RO: Angora
Capital: Luanda

Umbundu lg

(or South Mbundu) A Bantu language of Angola, spoken by Ovimbundu.

ISO 639-2 Code: umb

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Ndonga lg

(or Oshindonga) A Bantu language spoken in Namibia and parts of Angola.

ISO 639-2 Code: ndo

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Kwanyama lg

(or Cuanhama) A national language of Angola and Namibia.

ISO 639-2 Code: kua

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Khoisan lg

Name of an obsolete group of African languages originally classified together by Joseph Greenberg refering to languages that share a heavy use of click consonants and do not belong to other African language families. Now divided in three distinct language families and two language isolates.

ISO 639-2 Code: khi

Family: Khoisan lgs

Kimbundu lgs

A group of Bantu languages mainly spoken in Angola.

ISO 639-2 Code: kmb

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Herero lg

A Bantu language mainly spoken by the Herero and Mbanderu peoples in Namibia and Botswana.

ISO 639-2 Code: her

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs
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