Katangees

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Katanga (aka Shaba, in SE Congo) +‎ -ees (-ese, -ian)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: KA‧tan‧gees

Adjective[edit]

Katangees (comparative Katangeser, superlative meest Katangees or Katangeest)

  1. Katangese, from Katanga (any sense)
    De 'Katangese gendarmes', oorspronkelijk de provinciale politie, werden een geduchte separatistische militie
    The Katangese 'gendarmes', originally the provincial police force, became a ferocious separatist militia

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

Katangees m (plural Katangezen, diminutive Katangeesje n)

  1. A Katangese, inhabitant or descendant of the population of Katanga
    De ethnisch verscheiden Katangezen vormen toch een historische subnationaliteit van de Kongolezen
    De ethnically diverse Katangese still form a historical subnationality among the Congolese