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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 Gray, who is a Montreal film translator. This is because he did not understand Lingala yet he was expected to provide subtitles for the movie. Gary obtained a translation [...]
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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.
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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
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