[ kuh-pel-uh ]
/ kəˈpɛl ə /
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noun, plural Kpel·les, (especially collectively) Kpel·le for 1.
a member of an Indigenous people living mainly in Liberia.
the Mande language of the Kpelle people.
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Example sentences from the Web for Kpelle
The youngest, Fata, only 12, danced around and pretended to be singing traditional songs from our ethnic tribal group, the Kpelle.
Twins are thought by the Kpelle to do wonders; they even say that "a twin surpasses every medicine-man."The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead|James George Frazer