Fulani
noun (plural -ni or -nis) Date: 1855 1. Fula 1; especially the Fula of northern Nigeria and adjacent areas 2. Fula 2

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  • Fulani — Fu la*ni n. The language of the Fulani people, a member of the Niger Congo family of languages. RHUD [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulani — may refer to:*Fula people *Lenora Fulani …   Wikipedia

  • Fulani — [fo͞o′lä nē, fo͞o′lənē; fo͞o lä′nē] n. 1. pl. Fulanis or Fulani a member of a people living chiefly in Nigeria, Mali, Guinea, Cameroon, and Niger 2. FULA adj. of the Fulanis or their language or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Fulani — Los fulani (también llamados fula, peul, fulbe) son el pueblo nómada más grande del mundo, cuyo origen es desconocido. Viven en África occidental, la mayoría en el Sahel, donde, junto con los hausa, suman alrededor de 30 millones. También se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fulani — /fooh lah nee, foo lah /, n., pl. Fulanis, (esp. collectively) Fulani for 1. 1. Also, Fulah. a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of mixed African and Mediterranean ancestry, scattered through W Africa from Senegal to Cameroon. 2. the… …   Universalium

  • Fulani — Peuls  Pour la langue, voir Peul.  Peuls …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fulani — Fulahs Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulani — Peul Frau in Mali Die Fulbe, im deutschen Sprachbereich auch unter ihrem englischen Namen Fula oder Fulani und ihrem französischen Namen Massina, Peul oder Peulh bekannt, sind ein ursprünglich nomadisierendes Volk, welches heute aber größtenteils …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fulani — o fulbé Pueblo principalmente musulmán, con una población de alrededor de 18 millones de personas, que habitan en muchas partes de África occidental, desde el lago Chad hasta la costa atlántica. Hablan fula, una de las lenguas atlánticas de la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Fulani — n. pastoral group that inhabits western Africa; Niger Congo language of the Fulani people n. member of the Fulani people of western Africa …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fulani — Fu•la•ni [[t]ˈfu lɑ ni, fʊˈlɑ [/t]] n. pl. nis, (esp. collectively) ni. 1) peo a member of a traditionally pastoral African people living in communities between the Sahara and the forest zone from Senegal and Mauritania E to Cameroon and Chad 2)… …   From formal English to slang

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