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Dinka

[ding-kuh] /ˈdɪŋ kə/
noun, plural Dinkas (especially collectively) Dinka.
1.
a member of a tall, pastoral people of Sudan.
2.
the language of the Dinka, a Nilotic language closely related to Shilluk.
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Dinka

/ˈdɪŋkə/
noun
1.
(pl) -kas, -ka. a member of a Nilotic people of South Sudan, noted for their height, which often reaches seven feet tall: chiefly herdsmen
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Nilotic group of the Nilo-Saharan family
Word Origin
from Dinka jieng people
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