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My fate is in the hands of almighty Allah. I will deliver to the Gambian people and if I have to rule this country for one billion years, I will, if Allah says so.
Yahya Jammeh

Meaning of "Gambian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GAMBIAN

Gambian  [ˈɡæmbɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GAMBIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gambian can act as a noun and an adjective.
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.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GAMBIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Gambian in the English dictionary

The definition of Gambian in the dictionary is of or relating to Gambia or its inhabitants. Other definition of Gambian is a native or inhabitant of Gambia.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GAMBIAN


Albion
ˈælbɪən
amphibian
æmˈfɪbɪən
Arabian
əˈreɪbɪən
Colombian
kəˈlɒmbɪən
Columbian
kəˈlʌmbɪən
Danubian
dænˈjuːbɪən
excambion
ɛksˈkæmbɪən
Fabian
ˈfeɪbɪən
gabion
ˈɡeɪbɪən
Gibeon
ˈɡɪbɪən
Jacobean
ˌdʒækəˈbɪən
Jacobian
dʒəˈkəʊbɪən
lesbian
ˈlɛzbɪən
Libyan
ˈlɪbɪən
Namibian
nɑːˈmɪbɪən
Nubian
ˈnjuːbɪən
Serbian
ˈsɜːbɪən
Sorbian
ˈsɔːbɪən
Swabian
ˈsweɪbɪən
Zambian
ˈzæmbɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GAMBIAN

Gambetta
Gambia
gambier
Gambier Islands
gambir
gambist
gambit
gamble
gambler
Gamblers Anonymous

WORDS THAT END LIKE GAMBIAN

Adrian
Asian
Australian
Brazilian
Brian
British Columbian
Canadian
Christian
Gobian
hasbian
Hungarian
Indian
Indonesian
Italian
lipstick lesbian
microbian
pre-Columbian
Russian
Saudi Arabian
South Arabian

Synonyms and antonyms of Gambian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Gambian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GAMBIAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

冈比亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gambia
570 millions of speakers

English

Gambian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Gambian
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غامبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гамбии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gâmbia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গাম্বিয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gambien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gambian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gambischen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ガンビア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감비아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gambian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Gambia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Gambian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Gambian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gambiya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gambia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gambii
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гамбії
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gambia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Γκάμπια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gambiaanse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gambisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gambisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gambian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GAMBIAN»

The term «Gambian» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.881 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GAMBIAN» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «GAMBIAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Gambian.
1
Yahya Jammeh
My fate is in the hands of almighty Allah. I will deliver to the Gambian people and if I have to rule this country for one billion years, I will, if Allah says so.
2
Seinabo Sey
It was the part of Gambian culture where they give each other advice a lot, how they're always comparing things in order to get a message across... that really influenced the way I write.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GAMBIAN»

Discover the use of Gambian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gambian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sunjata: Gambian Versions of the Mande Epic
Based on events from the early thirteenth century, these tales of heroism and magic are still celebrated across West Africa as part of a living epic oral tradition.
Bamba Suso, Banna Kanute, 1999
2
Culture and Customs of Gambia
Gambian Studies No. 7: Mandinka Tales from the Newspaper 'Kobaro': 1951– 1955 Gambian Studies No. 8: Mandinka Stories—Dictated, Written or Recorded Gambian Studies No. 9: A Mandinka Narrative—“Manding Kuno” by A.K. Rahman ...
Abdoulaye Saine, 2012
3
Unfinished Business: Memorandum to the Gambian Government ...
A) Official harassment of journalists.
‎1998
4
World Englishes: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
The article discusses the specific features of the English used in The Gambia by looking at the phonetic and lexical markers that distinguish Gambian English from the other national varieties of West African English. The study shows that ...
Kingsley Bolton, Braj B. Kachru, 2006
5
Library of Congress Subject Headings
... 1981 BT Coups d'état_Gambia __Coup d'état, 1994 BT Coups d'état_Gambia _Languages NT Diola Kasa language Diola language Kassonke language Serer language Wolof language _Literatures USE Gambian literature _Politics and ...
Library of Congress, 2006
6
The Gambia and the World: A History of the Foreign Policy of ...
The talks held during the visit led to the exchange of resident ambassadors,59 and paved the way for more extensive cooperation between the two countries. Minister Mughsi and the Gambian Minister of Works and Communication, Alhagi Sir ...
Omar A. Touray, 2000
7
Elsevier's Dictionary of Mammals
... 3920 Geoffroy's Hairy-legged Bat 273 1137 Gambian Epauletted Fruit Garnett's Greater Bushbaby 4799Garnett's Geoffroy's Horseshoe Bat 6006 Bat 2101 Gambian Gerbil 6926 Gambian Giant Pouched Greater Galago 4799Garrido's Hutia ...
Murray Wrobel, 2006
8
Nation-states and the Challenges of Regional Integration in ...
On August 15 2005, the Gambian Ports Authority unilaterally raised ferry fares across the River Gambia and this infuriated the Senegalese. The Senegalese government blamed the Gambian authorities for “not respecting the regulations ...
Siga Fatima Jagne, 2010
9
Gambian Music: Gambian Musical Instruments, Gambian ...
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
General Books LLC, LLC Books, 2010
10
The Rough Guide to the Gambia
In general it's not easy for foreigners to find paid work in The Gambia, unless you have skills that can't be matched by a Gambian candidate, and you're prepared to work for a local salary. The sizeable expatriate volunteer community, however, ...
Emma Gregg, Richard Trillo, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GAMBIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gambian is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Gambian opposition accuses newspaper of journalist's disappearance
“I think we should call on the Observer to come plea with the Gambian people. Let them come and explain to the Gambian people what ... «StarAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Gambian journalist missing for a week
Banjul - A high-profile Gambian journalist has been missing for a week after being abducted by suspected intelligence agents, press freedom ... «News24, Jul 15»
3
Gambian press focuses on electoral bill, donation to military
The reaction of opposition to the new electoral bill, the donation of 20 vehicles to the Gambian Armed Forces by Gambian leader Yahya ... «StarAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
Turkish Charity Delivers Ramadan Gifts to Over 500 Gambian
As a result, he said they have been able to identify some underprivileged families in Gambian society to extend their helping hand to them by ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
5
Delpierro Struck Twice As Jamal Wins Gambian Derby in Bangladesh
Gambian Mustapha Jatta, however, pulled one back for Feni with a screamer from outside the box in the 37th minute. The match remained ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
6
Chief Demba Sanyang Hails Gambian Leader's Stand in Islam
The paramount chief Alhaji Demba Sanyang has hailed The Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
Compassionate Appeal for Jailed Gambian Lady in UK
The Point has learnt that an urgent 'compassionate appeal' is currently ongoing for 'clemency for removal' of a Gambian lady who was recently ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
8
Banna Kanuteh - the Gambian Balafonist and Historian
In today's legends, our focus is on one of The Gambia's most extraordinary balafong players, Banna Kanuteh, a brother to the legendary Fabala ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
9
Envoy: 1300 Gambian pilgrims to perform Haj
A total of 1,300 Gambian pilgrims will come to the Kingdom to perform Haj this year, Ambassador Omar Gibril Sallah said on Thursday. «Yahoo! Maktoob News, Jul 15»
10
Three Bronze for Gambian Team in Mauritius
Four Gambian athletes last Friday presented to Olympic House their bronze scoops at the 2nd African Youth Games. The four, namely Edrissa ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gambian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gambian>. Nov 2019 ».
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