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Meaning of "kabaka" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KABAKA

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KABAKA

kabaka  [kaˈbaka] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KABAKA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kabaka 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 KABAKA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of kabaka in the English dictionary

The definition of kabaka in the dictionary is any of the former rulers of the Baganda people of S Uganda.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KABAKA


Chaka
ˈʃaka
chakalaka
ˌʃakaˈlaka
Shaka
ˈʃaka

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KABAKA

kab
kabaddi
kabala
Kabalega Falls
kabaragoya
Kabardian
Kabardino-Balkar Republic
Kabardino-Balkaria
kabaya
kabbalah
kabbalism
kabbalist
kabbalistic
kabeljou
kabiki
Kabila
Kabinett
Kabir
Kabloona
kabob

WORDS THAT END LIKE KABAKA

abaka
aka
Dhaka
haka
Halaka
jataka
kaka
Kanaka
kapa haka
Karnataka
Lusaka
Melaka
mousaka
moussaka
Osaka
pataka
sifaka
taka
Tripitaka
waka

Synonyms and antonyms of kabaka in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kabaka» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KABAKA

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

Translator English - Chinese

卡巴卡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

kabaka
570 millions of speakers

English

kabaka
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

kabaka
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كاباكا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Kabaka
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kabaka
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

kabaka
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

kabaka
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kabaka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kabaka
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カバカ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

카바 카
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kabaka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Kabaka
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

kabaka
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कबाका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kabaka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Kabaka
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kabaki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Kabaka
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

kabaka
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Kabaka
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kabaka
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Kabaka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kabakas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kabaka

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KABAKA»

The term «kabaka» is normally little used and occupies the 121.811 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KABAKA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «kabaka» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «kabaka» 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 kabaka

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KABAKA»

Discover the use of kabaka in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kabaka and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Uganda in Pictures
They also demanded to have their own representatives in local government, rather than chiefs appointed by the British. They were critical as well of the young kabaka, Frederick Walugembe Mutesa II (also known as Kabaka Freddie), whom  ...
Eric Braun, 2006
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LIFE
KABAKA. MAKES. A. COMEBACK. Buganda king, exiled by British, returns to his country in triumph Once again the sun shone bright upon Buganda and a great happiness filled the land. Two doleful years ago the British had expelled its Kaba - ...
3
Cincinnati Magazine
Angle. of. Truth. The. boycott. dissolves. in. a. tangle. of. hateful. language. How? Ask. Kabaka. Oba. On a hot summer afternoon in 1978, a 19-year-old black kid from Tennessee named Michael Cadell Bailey browsed through the bargain bin ...
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Culture and Customs of Uganda
Indian Ocean coast, in Uganda the religion was introduced from the east and from the north.11 Islam first reached the Kabaka's court with the arrival of Arabs from the slave market at Zanzibar in about 1848. In the early part of the reign of ...
Kefa M. Otiso, 2006
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The Mind of Buganda: Documents of the Modern History of an ...
We of Kabaka Yekka cannot hesitate to state that if Uganda is ever to be a prosperous and peaceful country, the Prime Minister of Uganda must always be subordinate to the Kabaka and other hereditary rulers as shown by Kabaka Yekka in ...
Donald Anthony Low, 1971
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African Holocaust: The Story of the Uganda Martyrs
The only limitations to his power lay in the sacrosanct customs established by his ancestors and handed down to him, but if these acted as a check upon the Kabaka himself, they were at the same time a motive for loyalty on the part of his  ...
John F. Faupel, 2007
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The Political Kingdom in Uganda: A Study in Bureaucratic ...
a time in days of old, there was a Kabaka in another country as wise as you are and as rich and important as you are. A European trader bought a cow and asked the Kabaka for a place where he could peg out the hide to dry. The Kabaka ...
David E. Apter, 2013
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Uganda, an Historical Accident?: Class, Nation, State Formation
These demands were most emphatically voiced in Buganda, for here the freedom movement had so extended its influence that even the King of Buganda (the Kabaka) and the Buganda African Parliament (Lukiko) publicly went against the ...
Ramkrishna Mukherjee, 1985
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Succession to High Office
Only a prince, that is any male descendant in a male line from any Kabaka, was eligible to succeed to the throne. Rule 2 (p. 97). Among princes, only the Princes of the Drum were eligible. These were defined as men who were the sons, ...
Jack Goody, 1966
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Ebony
Music and memories of the bygone days as Buganda's monarch (above) are small enjoyments for King Freddie, shown today ( left ) , in meager surroundings of his London flat. Deposed Kabaka once lived in flamboyant, regal style of classic ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KABAKA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kabaka is used in the context of the following news items.
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REGGAE SUMFEST: Kabaka Pyramid keeps reggae fire burning …
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Kabaka Pyramid kept the reggae fire burning with a well received set at Reggae Sumfest presently under way here at ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
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Homosexuality not un-African; steeped in our ancient culture …
Buganda Monarch, King Mwanga II, who was known as the Kabaka, is documented by anthropologists, to have had sex with his male subjects. «Starr 103.5 FM, Jul 15»
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Great leaders should be measured in the legacy, institutions they …
The Kabaka of Buganda was his President. Tragically, by the time Idi Amin overthrew Obote's in January 1971, nobody wanted to kiss Obote ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
4
Even Sarcasm Has a Place in Music
Kenya's Tiriki music and national legend Daudi Kabaka had choice words for a certain beautiful Tiriki/Maragoli girl who, on her return after ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
5
Gov't, Buganda want Bunyoro petition quashed
This case stems from a 2004 civil suit filed by the Kingdom against the Kabaka of Buganda, the central Government, Uganda Land Commission ... «New Vision, Jul 15»
6
Detroit cab drivers protest Uber operations
Kenneth Kabaka Reynolds, the association's president, questioned Uber's legality in light of a December 2013 cease-and-desist order issued ... «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
7
Uganda needs to strengthen its standards' bodies
Nearly a year since 98 solar lights were installed on Kabaka Anjagala, Mbogo and Nsambya roads, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is ... «New Vision, Jul 15»
8
Kasubi mosque: a rich history of Islam going into oblivion
“This mosque would have attracted a lot of tourists since it is situated behind the Kabaka's tombs and being the first mosque in Uganda built by ... «The Observer, Jul 15»
9
Mengo to verify ownership of Mutesa's Rolls Royce
GOVERNMENT and Mengo are to verify the ownership of former Ugandan president and Kabaka of Buganda, Freddie Muteesa II's vintage ... «New Vision, Jul 15»
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There Were No Disturbances in Uganda After Kabaka Was Exiled
In his article which appeared in the Sunday Monitor of July 5 under the heading, Kabaka exiled as Buganda calls for independence, Mr Henry ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»

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