[ ling-gah-luh ]
/ lɪŋˈgɑ lə /
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a Bantu language used as a lingua franca in the N Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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How to use Lingala in a sentence
I recently memorized the entire Lingala-English dictionary, to help me prep for a reporting trip to the Congo.Joshua Foer: How I Write|Noah Charney|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Lingala
/ (ˌlɪŋˈɡɑːlə) /
a Bantu language which is spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, and Angola
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