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Rebelle (War Witch), is a film that is based on the story of an African child soldier. The setting of the language is the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Much of the dialogue in the film takes place in Lingala, which is a Bantu language that is spoken in the DRC. This presented a special problem to Robert [...]
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Lingala is a Bantu language spoken throughout the northwestern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) and a large part of the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), as well as to some degree in Angola and the Central African Republic. It has over 10 million speakers.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows) and browse both the Lingala-English and the English-Lingala lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.
List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo
Lingala > English: 1,446 words
English > Lingala: 1,216 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: September 8, 2008
2. Click here to download the program (2.41 mb)
3. Click here to download the Lingala word list (372.78 kb)
4. Double click on each file and install in suggested folder.
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