Nilotic


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Nilotic

1. of or relating to the Nile
2. of, relating to, or belonging to a tall Negroid pastoral people inhabiting the S Sudan, parts of Kenya and Uganda, and neighbouring countries
3. relating to or belonging to the group of languages spoken by the Nilotic peoples
4. a group of languages of E Africa, including Luo, Dinka, and Masai, now generally regarded as belonging to the Chari-Nile branch of the Nilo-Saharan family
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Abdel Aziz is the man who has not experienced any peace agreement with the government of Khartoum and began more hard-line before and resolve the Sudanese crisis has not linked to the rule of the ousted regime of what was called the Islamic National Salvation Revolution led by the ousted genocidal criminal Omer Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir, like many, the solution in his view is like calling for the restructuring of the Sudanese state, which has been dominated by limited forces from the center made up of the elites originally belonged to the Northern Nilotic Tribal entities since the country's independence and exploited all the political power resources with exclusion of the other inhabitants of the country once one million square miles size.
These systems contain Nilotic fish species because the basins had past connections with the Nile and west central Africa River systems [6].
The Maasai are referred to as Nilotic people, because they originated in the lower Nile valley in Egypt.
A recent study of Ugandan women from two ethnolinguistic groups (Bantu and Nilotic) revealed differences between the two groups, but both groups were significantly different from American women.
The intricate designs show a series of Nilotic murals with crocodiles, hippopotamuses, lotuses and short-statured men fighting with wild beasts, the Daily Mail clarified.
The cattle corridor of Uganda diagonally stretches from the Southwest to the Northeast and is home to cattle-herding Bantu and Nilotic ethnic groups who practice ghee-making.
Hecky, "Trophic niche segregation in the Nilotic ichthyofauna of Lake Albert (Uganda, Africa)," Environmental Biology of Fishes, vol.
Atta and El-Khidir [19] found that the heart girth was highly correlated with body weight for males and females of the Nilotic sheep.
Or literal pipe dreams, like the feverish images of mummies and sphinxes and crocodiles amid the "Nilotic mud" that haunted and astonished De Quincey in his midday torpor.
(1988) 'When the winds blow north: a note on small towns and social transformation in the Nilotic Sudan', African Studies Review 31 (3): 49-60.
This is best said in the Nilotic proverb, "There is more wisdom in listening than in speaking." That wisdom includes acknowledging what you do not know.