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]

Inflection of Katangees
uninflected Katangees
inflected Katangese
comparative Katangeser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial Katangees Katangeser het Katangeest
het Katangeeste
indefinite m./f. sing. Katangese Katangesere Katangeeste
n. sing. Katangees Katangeser Katangeeste
plural Katangese Katangesere Katangeeste
definite Katangese Katangesere Katangeeste
partitive Katangees Katangesers

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