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Bambara/Dioula Dictionary

 Manding (Bambara/Jula)

Z - z

zaamɛ   n. jollof rice; riz gras. West African rice dish typically made with long-grain rice and a mix of tomatoes, onions, spices, vegetables and meat in a single pot. Variant: nsaamɛ.

zàban    See: nsàban fruit.

zàna   Usage: Jula See: nsàna proverb.

zɛrɛ   n. watermelon; pastèque. Variant: nsɛrɛ.

ziirin   Usage: Jula See: nsiirin tale.

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