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Meaning of "Bemba" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEMBA

Bemba  [ˈbɛmbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEMBA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bemba is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BEMBA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Bemba in the English dictionary

The definition of Bemba in the dictionary is -ba, -bas. a member of a Negroid people of Africa, living chiefly in Zambia on a high infertile plateau. Other definition of Bemba is the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEMBA


co-member
kəʊˈmɛmbə
December
dɪˈsɛmbə
dismember
dɪsˈmɛmbə
disremember
ˌdɪsrɪˈmɛmbə
ember
ˈɛmbə
member
ˈmɛmbə
misremember
mɪsrɪˈmɛmbə
multimember
ˌmʌltɪˈmɛmbə
nonmember
nɒnˈmɛmbə
November
nəʊˈvɛmbə
Pemba
ˈpɛmbə
remember
rɪˈmɛmbə
September
sɛpˈtɛmbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEMBA

Belvoir Castle
Belyi
belying
BEM
bema
bemad
bemadam
bemaul
bemazed
bembex
Bembo

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEMBA

caramba
Cochabamba
Columba
gamba
hamba
kalimba
limba
Lumumba
Macumba
mamba
marimba
Moomba
rumba
samba
simba
Soemba
Sumba
Toowoomba
Zomba
Zumba

Synonyms and antonyms of Bemba in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Bemba» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEMBA

Find out the translation of Bemba to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Bemba from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Bemba» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

本巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Bemba
570 millions of speakers

English

Bemba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेम्बा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بيمبا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Бемба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Bemba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বেম্বা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Bemba
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bemba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bemba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ベンバ語
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bemba
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Bemba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெம்பா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बेम्बा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bemba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Bemba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Bemba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бемба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Bemba
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Μπέμπα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Bemba
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Bemba
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Bemba
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Bemba

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEMBA»

The term «Bemba» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.218 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEMBA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Bemba

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEMBA»

Discover the use of Bemba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Bemba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Beginner's Guide to Bemba
The purpose of this guide is to provide a structured set of lessons for those interested in learning Bemba. Following these lessons will give students of Bemba a basic level of understanding and conversation skills.
Gostave C. Kasonde, Joan Haig, 2010
2
Chisungu: A Girl's Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia
Dr Richards observed the entire chisungu or female initiation rite, an almost continuous series of complex ceremonies lasting for a month.
Audrey Richards, 2013
3
Bemba Speaking Women of Zambia in a Century of Religious ...
This book constitutes an important contribution to the study of religion in Africa as it traces the often painful changes that occurred among the Bemba-speaking women of Zambia since the arrival of the Western Missionaries.
Hugo F. Hinfelaar, 1994
4
Land, Labour and Diet in Northern Rhodesia: An Economic ...
The book has been widely recognised as an authoritative study particularly among economists and anthropologists.
Audrey Isabel Richards, 1995
5
Bemba, Bemba-English, English-Bemba
This dictionary focuses on popular words and phrases, compiled to assist students of Bemba or English.
E. Hoch, 1998
6
Institutions and Ethnic Politics in Africa
But while Bemba-speakers may find it advantageous to emphasize their linguistic identities in some situations, in other situations they are eager to draw distinctions between themselves and other fellow language group members. Especially ...
Daniel N. Posner, 2005
7
Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East
Most Bemba live on the high, forested plateau of northern Zambia and the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo. Origins The Bemba are descended from Luba and Lun- da people who over 300 years ago migrated from what is now ...
Facts On File, Incorporated, 2009
8
Ethnic Groups in Conflict
"From its very inception, UNIP has had to convince Zambians that it was not a Bemba-dominated party."57 One result of the balancing process was that Bemba felt underrepre- sented in the party apparatus, both in proportion to their numbers  ...
Donald L. Horowitz, 1985
9
Webster's Bemba to English Crossword Puzzles: Level 1
Though highly entertaining, if not addictive, this crossword puzzle book covers some 400 translations. In this book, hints are in Bemba, answers are in English.
Group International Icon Group International, 2007
10
Bemba's Secret Garden
•^ ^1 "Watch out Bemba!" Bantu yelled as the seeds mixed into the broken earth next to the boy. "Those are expensive seeds. Be t careful! We need everyone!" Bemba began to pick up the seeds and put them back into the bags. "Not that bag !
‎2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEMBA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Bemba is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mutale Mwanza: Versatile radio, TV personality
She is renowned in Africa for hosting a lifestyle and entertainment show on African Magic channel called Kumwesu, a Bemba word meaning ... «Times of Zambia, Jul 15»
2
Italian nun brings life in DR Congo
Later named a vice-president, Bemba today is on trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague for crimes his troops are accused of ... «The Local.it, Jul 15»
3
This Is What It's Like To Live In Zambia And Love Japanese Cartoons
What subtitlers might not have known is that in Bemba, spoken by 52% of Zambians as either a first or second language, chikara means ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
4
LIVE REPORT: Manu Chao in Dublin
The big numbers, namely 'Clandestino' and 'Radio Bemba', are warmly greeted, but in reality, it matters little that many in attendance aren't ... «hotpress.com, Jul 15»
5
The installation of Chitimukulu to be held at the end of this month
THE long awaited public installation of Henry Kanyanta Sosala as the thirty-eighth Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba speaking people ... «Lusaka Times, Jul 15»
6
Independence Day 2015 and the Count Down to the Elections
MLC is equally divided with its president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, launguishing in the ICC prison in The Hague since 2008. Kabila coopted some of ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
Chilu Lemba releases Tota Manja
Chilu had written the song two years earlier infusing Bemba and Nyanja into the lyrics. In 2000, Chilu contributed the song Shibuka to the ... «Lusaka Times, Jun 15»
8
Inside the crumbling palaces of Africa's dictators
Jean-Pierre Bemba, a Mobutuist rebel leader-turned-prime minister, took over the town in 1999 in a move welcomed by most of Gbadolite's ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
9
Daily Mail commits to improving literacy in children
The educational materials will be translated into Luvale, Kaonde, Nyanja, Tonga, Bemba, Lozi and Lunda. ← Petauke, Malambo, Mulobezi vote ... «Zambia Daily Mail, Jun 15»
10
Mambwes, Lungus, Bembas cement unity
CHIEF Mpande of the Mambwe people of Northern Province says there is no hostility between the Mambwes, Lungus and the Bemba-speaking ... «Zambia Daily Mail, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Bemba [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bemba>. Jan 2021 ».
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