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African Names

  • 96 Pages
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  • English
Struik Publishers
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Open LibraryOL8648906M
ISBN 101868726851
ISBN 139781868726851

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: O̲suntoki, Chief. Book of African names. Washington, Drum and Spear Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type. These names, selected from Stewart's book African Names: Names from the African Continent for Children and Adults, are rooted in this tradition.

Baby girl names. Adama ("beautiful child" or "queenly," Ibo people of Nigeria) Bria (city in Central African Republic) China ("Thursday," Shona people of Zimbabwe) Deba (town in Nigeria).

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