Acholi

[ə'tʃəʊli]
noun (plural same)
1》 a member of a farming and pastoral people of northern Uganda and southern Sudan.
2》 the Nilotic language of the Acholi.
Origin
the name in Acholi.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Acholi — bezeichnet: ein Volk in Afrika, siehe Acholi (Volk), eine Sprache in Afrika, siehe Acholi (Sprache), das Gebiet des Acholi Volkes, siehe Acholiland. Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Untersch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Acholi —   [ tʃ ], Atjoli [ tʃ ], Atscholi, Volk mit nilotischer Sprache in Norduganda, zwischen Bergnil, Victorianil und Asua, etwa 600 000 Menschen. Die Acholi leben in patrilinearen Dorfgemeinschaften, zum Teil als Hirtennomaden oder vom Wanderhackbau …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Acholi — ethnic group group=Acholi Acholi children in an IDP camp in Kitgum poptime= Approximately 2 000 000 popplace=flagcountry|Uganda flagcountry|Sudan rels=Christianity Islam langs=Acholi related=LuoAcholi (also Acoli) is an ethnic group from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Acholi — ▪ people also spelled  Acoli , also called  Gang  or  Shuli        ethnolinguistic group of northern Uganda and southernmost Sudan (Sudan, The). Numbering more than one million at the turn of the 21st century, they speak a Western Nilotic… …   Universalium

  • Acholi — Territorio de los Acholi. Los acholi son un grupo étnico de Uganda, donde representan el 4% de la población. Son en su mayoría católicos. Los acholi sufrieron un genocidio durante el régimen de Idi Amín Dadá porque eran partidarios de Milton… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Acholi — Los acholi son un grupo étnico de Uganda, donde representan el 4% de la población. Son en su mayoría católicos. Los acholi sufrieron un genocidio durante el régimen de Idi Amín Dadá porque eran partidarios de Milton Obote. Cuando Obote triunfó,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Acholi — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Acholi (ou Acoli) peut désigner : les Acholis, un peuple d Ouganda et du Soudan du Sud l acholi, leur langue Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • acholi — əˈchōlē noun (plural acholi or acholis) Usage: usually capitalized 1. a. : a nomadic pastoral people of northern Uganda b. : a member of such people 2. : a Nilotic language of th …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acholi — noun a) A people in northern Uganda and southern Sudan. b) A Nilo Saharan language spoken by this people …   Wiktionary

  • Acholi — n. group of people who live in northern Uganda and southernmost Sudan and speak Nilotic …   English contemporary dictionary

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