Definitions for fulaˈfu lə, ˈfʊl ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Fu•laˈfu lə, ˈfʊl ə(n.)(pl.)-las; -la.

  1. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Fulani .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fulani, Fula, Fulah, Fellata, Fulbe(noun)

    a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith

  2. Fula, Ful, Fulani, Peul(noun)

    a family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages


  1. Fula(ProperNoun)

    A West-African people.

  2. Fula(ProperNoun)

    A language spoken in West Africa.

  3. Origin: * From Manding languages, ultimately from Fula root ful- (pul-)


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