African Meanings for Words?


African meanings for words can be found using a language translator or dictionary. Many local bookstores have African dictionaries that translate the words into English, Spanish, and other languages throughout the world. Some of the books are on tape to ensure the proper pronunciation when learning the dialect. There are many types of African languages and not all of them are easily translated. The dictionaries can also be use to learn the origin of each of the words. For instance, the word 'kwashiorkor' is a West African word that means 'swollen stomach' and comes from Ghana. It is one of the words from the Ga language.
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