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Title: Kabba-English-French Dictionary
Subtitle: With English-Kabba and French-Kabba Finderlists
Written By: Rosmarie Moser
Jean-Pierre Dingatoloum
Series Title: Languages of the World/Dictionaries 41

Kabba is a Central-Sudanic language of the West-Sara group; it is spoken by
approximately 80,000 people in the Central African Republic. The Kabba are
warriors, agriculturalists, hunters and fishermen. They migrated from
East-Africa to the C.A.R. during civil upheavals and slave trade. The Kabba
fought alongside the French in Europe and in Indo-China. The C.A.R., which
was previously called Ubangi-Shari, gained its independence from France in

Kabba est une langue Soudan-Centrale du group Sara-Ouest; elle est parlée
par environ 80,000 personnes dans la République Centrafrique. Les Kabbas
sont des guerriers, qui font l’agriculture, la chasse et la pêche. Ils sont
venus en R.C.A de l’Afrique-Est pendant des guerres civiles et esclavage.
Les Kabbas ont lutté à côté des Français en Europe et en Indo-Chine. La
R.C.A., qui s’appelait auparavant Ubangi-Shari, a gagné son indépendance de
la France en 1960.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): Kaba
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783895865565
Pages: 534
Prices: Europe EURO 120.00