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Meaning of "Biko" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BIKO

Biko  [ˈbiːkəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIKO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Biko 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 BIKO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Biko

Biko may refer to: ▪ Steve Biko, anti-apartheid activist in South Africa ▪ Biko, 1978 biography of Steve Biko by Donald Woods ▪ "Biko", 1980 song about Steve Biko written by Peter Gabriel ▪ Biko, a Basque restaurant in Mexico City ▪ Biko ▪ Kalamay, Filipino dessert ▪ Bikō, an eroge video game by Illusion...

Definition of Biko in the English dictionary

The definition of Biko in the dictionary is Steven Bantu, known as Steve. 1946–77, Black South African civil rights leader: founder of the South African Students Organization. His death in police custody caused worldwide concern.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BIKO


arco
ˈɑːkəʊ
asinico
ˌæsɪˈniːkəʊ
barrico
bæˈriːkəʊ
beccafico
ˌbɛkəˈfiːkəʊ
chico
ˈtʃiːkəʊ
eco
ˈiːkəʊ
fico
ˈfiːkəʊ
juco
ˈdʒuːkəʊ
macaco
məˈkɑːkəʊ
mako
ˈmɑːkəʊ
matico
mɑːˈtiːkəʊ
mico
ˈmiːkəʊ
Nabucco
næˈbuːkəʊ
Nikko
ˈniːkəʊ
pekoe
ˈpiːkəʊ
Pernambuco
ˌpɜːnəmˈbjuːkəʊ
picot
ˈpiːkəʊ
taco
ˈtɑːkəʊ
Turco
ˈtɜːkəʊ
yuko
ˈjuːkəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIKO

Bikaner
bike
bike lane
bike rack
bike ride
bike shed
bike shop
biker
biker jacket
bikeway
bikie
Bikila
bikini
bikini bottoms
bikini briefs
bikini line
bikini top
bikini wax
bikkie
Bikram yoga

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIKO

alko
Bamako
dekko
Disko
gecko
gingko
Gromyko
koromiko
Kosciusko
maiko
moko
pachinko
panko
pinko
Rothko
sanko
sicko
smoko
stinko
wacko

Synonyms and antonyms of Biko in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Biko» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIKO

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

Translator English - Chinese

比科
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Biko
570 millions of speakers

English

Biko
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बिको
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بيكو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Бико
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Biko
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিকো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Biko
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Biko
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Biko
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Biko
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

BIKO
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Biko
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Biko
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பைகோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बीको
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Biko
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Biko
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Biko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Бико
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Biko
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Biko
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Biko
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Biko
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Biko
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Biko

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIKO»

The term «Biko» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.200 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIKO» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Biko» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Biko» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIKO»

Discover the use of Biko in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Biko and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Biko - Cry Freedom
Donald Woods, Biko's close friend and a leading white South African newspaper editor, exposed the murder helping to ignite the black revolution.
Donald Woods, 2011
2
I Write what I Like: A Selection of His Writings
On 12th September 1977, Steve Biko was murdered in his prison cell. He was only 31, but his vision and charisma - captured in this collection of his work - had already transformed the agenda of South African politics.
Steve Biko, Aelred Stubbs, 1987
3
Steve Biko
Steve Biko inspired a generation of black South Africans to claim their true identity and refuse to be a part of their own oppression.
Lindy Wilson, 2012
4
Biko Lives!
Dismissive of Marxism and critical of the church, Biko nevertheless acknowledged that the Christian-Marxist dialogue in South America had influenced his idea of “Black communalism.” Biko also drew BC from the black revolt in the United ...
Andile Mngxitama, Amanda Alexander, Nigel Gibson, 2008
5
Cry Freedom: The Legendary True Story of Steve Biko and the ...
John Briley is the award-winning script writer of Ghandi. He has worked with Attenborough and Woods to write a first-rate screenplay for the film "Cry Freedom" and this novelisation of that.
John Briley, 1987
6
Biko: A Life
The idea for this book – the first full-length biography of Bantu Stephen Biko – came to me while i was a graduate student in the United States in the early 1990s , and i would like to acknowledge the people who helped me along in my early ...
Xolela Mangcu, 2013
7
Fanonian Practices in South Africa: From Steve Biko to ...
Gibson, director of the Honours Programme at Emerson College in the United States and a visiting research fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, considers Fanon's work and Steve Biko's analysis of the dangers of liberalism as he looks ...
Nigel Gibson, 2011
8
Stephen Biko
Chronicles the story of Steve Biko, describing how the South African anti-Apartheid crusader was murdered for his actions.
Diane Sansevere-Dreher, Andrea Raab, 1991
9
Black women and the criminal justice system: towards the ...
The book identifies the problems that face black women in the criminal justice system as the result of the articulation of unequal and oppressive class, race and gender relations; the research aims to be aware of all three rather than ...
Biko Agozino, 1997
10
The Road to Democracy in South Africa: 1970-1980
The Black Consciousness Movement1 By Mbulelo Vizikhungo Mzamane, Bavusile Maaba and Nkosinathi Biko From Robben Island we followed with immense interest the movement led and inspired by Steve Biko ... The driving thrust of Black ...
‎2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIKO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Biko is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Merseyside maintenance firm HMS wins gas contract with housing …
Building and maintenance firm HMS has secured a gas servicing contract with Liverpool social landlord, the Steve Biko Housing Association. «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
2
Magic of Christy Moore lights up Marquee
He gave the nod to a group from South Africa before playing 'Biko Drum'. He thanked 'Jimmy McCarthy' for' Ride On', 'Missing You' and others; ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
3
Entertainment news: Soul Brothers band member shines light on the …
He was admitted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria soon after the tests, where he received treatment for his condition. He has 14 ... «Mail & Guardian Online, Jul 15»
4
Memorial service to be held for Fredi Nest
He was immediately admitted to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital for treatement. All are welcome in remembering the singer. The address is ... «Channel 24, Jul 15»
5
Ndoye Header Gives Teranga Lions Double Over Gambia
... FC and left-fullback Saihou Conteh of promoted Steve Biko FC for Ebrima Jobe and Bakary Njie respectively, but failed to get the result which ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
6
Ari Sitas On Opening the Doors of Learning and Culture in Higher …
They read Fanon and Biko and get stuck, because the Big Ideas are not there, they are not allowed to proliferate. Even though the students ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
Whites can be blacks
Dolezal satisfies at least one element of Steve Biko's definition of blackness. “Blacks are all those who are, by law and tradition, discriminated ... «News24, Jul 15»
8
Book thieves tell us about reading culture
The catalogue of the Johannesburg Public Library in South Africa contains a poignant entry – “Biko, Steve. Long 0verdue”. The entry refers to I ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
9
HOT SAMURAI SWORD: Wakulima bag Sh1 million with rout of …
Tournament's top try scorer Daniel Sikuta stretched the lead to 20-0 before Biko Adema's third conversion went wide. Cyprian Okuto touched ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
10
Afrikaans singer Fredi Nest dies
The 56-year-old singer was immediately admitted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital for treatment. Sony Music's Tania Fourie says Nest died in ... «Eyewitness News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Biko [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/biko>. Jul 2020 ».
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