Definition of Luyia

1. Noun. A Bantu language.

Generic synonyms: Bantoid Language, Bantu



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luyia

Luwian
Luxembourg
Luxembourg-Ville
Luxembourg City
Luxembourg franc
Luxembourger
Luxembourgers
Luxembourgian
Luxembourgians
Luxembourgish
Luxemburg
Luxemburger
Luxemburgers
Luxol fast blue
Luxor
Luyia (current term)
Luys' body
Luzon
Luzon Strait
Luír Cheltchair
Lviv
Lvov
Lw
Lyallpur
Lyb antigen
Lybian
Lybian Arab Jamahiriya
Lycaena
Lycaena hypophlaeas
Lycaenidae

Literary usage of Luyia

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1. Kenya by Eva Ambros (1999)
"This is also true, to a greater extent, of the Luyia, who do not in fact consist of a single tribe, but rather of a grouping of 16 distinct tribes that ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"To his scientific fancies belonged the development of the so-called Theo- luyia paradisiaca, ie, that Adam, the patriarchs, and the whole Old Testament ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"Isaac Luyia, the tradition of, xxxiii. 629. Isaacs, Dr, birthday ode for Charles Edward by, x. 372. Isaacson's life of Bishop Andrews, remarks on, xxvi. ..."

4. The Dictionary of English History; by Sidney Low, Sidney James Mark Low Sir, Frederick Sanders Pulling (1897)
"... luyia, vol. xxxii.) inclines, though with more moderation, to a similar view. Mr. Freeman (Л'огт. Conq., vol. i., note B) leans to " an intermediate ..."

5. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1880)
"... and Hermes-Trismegistos (Tet-Thoth, ie Thought or Intellect); and there is still extant a work entitled Mat/ilia Luyia ton apo ton ..."

6. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"... or 'Luyia. So Styrax officinalis L., from the resemblance of its leaves to those of Pints Cydonia L., is known in Greece as ..."

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