Definition of Kamba

1. Noun. A Bantu language spoken by the Kamba in Kenya.

Generic synonyms: Bantoid Language, Bantu



Definition of Kamba

1. Proper noun. a Bantu people of Kenya. ¹

2. Proper noun. the language if this people. ¹

3. Proper noun. an extinct language of Brazil. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamba

Kalyan-Dombivali
Kalydôn
Kam-Sui
Kam-Tai
Kam Muang
Kama
Kama Sutra
Kamadeva
Kamal
Kamala
Kamarupan
Kamas
Kamasin
Kamasutra
Kamba (current term)
Kambhoj
Kambhoja
Kambhojas
Kambo
Kamboh
Kambohs
Kamboj
Kamboja
Kambojas
Kamboji
Kambojika
Kambojs
Kambuj
Kambuja

Literary usage of Kamba

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1. A Comparative Grammar of the South African Bantu Language: Comprising Those by J. Torrend (1891)
"i° Not only b, but also /, z, and/, are generally dropped in Kamba or weakened, ... 2° The Tonga s is sounded D in Kamba. Last says in his Polyglotta, p. ..."

2. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"Kamba, A TORTOISE ; plu. akam- ba ; the turtle is called nk'am, and there are numbers in Lake Nyasa. The tortoise plays a considerable part in the animal ..."

3. An Ivory Trader in North Kenia: The Record of an Expedition Through Kikuyu by Alfred Arkell- Hardwick (1903)
"Engaging porters — Characteristics of Swahili, Wa'Nyamwezi, and Wa'Kamba porters — Selecting trade goods — Provisions—Arms and ammunition—The ..."

4. Lhasa: An Account of the Country and People of Central Tibet and of the by Perceval Landon (1905)
"The track to the Tsang-po descends abruptly to the little village of Kamba-partsi, where, compared with Westward from below the Kamba In. The road up to the ..."

5. Central Asia and Tibet: Towards the Holy City of Lassa by Sven Hedin (1903)
"CROSS-QUESTIONED BY Kamba BOMBO. FRESH, strange, inquisitive faces kept cropping up one after the other without cessation, though one person there was who ..."

6. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, with Accounts of the by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1868)
"... -Kamba—I had the satisfaction to be the first to make known, by preserved specimens and by description. Such particulars as have been mentioned already ..."

7. Adventures in Tibet by Sven Anders Hedin (1904)
"Kamba BOMBO. THE 9th August was an important day for us. In the morning a number of mounted men and patrols drew off to the south-west, driving all the ..."

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