bongo

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See also: bongó and bỡ ngỡ

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From American Spanish bongó (see American Spanish on Wikipedia).

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Noun[edit]

bongo ‎(plural bongos)

  1. A striped bovine mammal found in Africa, Tragelaphus eurycerus.

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Noun[edit]

bongo ‎(plural bongos or bongoes)

  1. One of a pair of small drums of Cuban origin, played by beating with the hands.
    • 1984, Dire Straits (band), Money for Nothing (song)
      He's banging on the bongos like a chimpanzee.

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Verb[edit]

bongo ‎(third-person singular simple present bongos, present participle bongoing, simple past and past participle bongoed)

  1. To play the bongo
  2. (Of, e.g. a heart) To beat with an irregular rhythm
  3. To hit something rhythmically with the hands.

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Finnish[edit]

(index b)

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bon‧go

Noun[edit]

bongo

  1. bongo, Taurotragus euryceros
    Bongo ei toistaiseksi ole uhanalainen vaikka on monilla alueilla harvinaistunut tai hävinnyt.
  2. (music) bongo
    Bongoja soitetaan myös Lähi-idässä, Turkissa ja arabimaissa.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bongo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative bongo bongot
genitive bongon bongojen
partitive bongoa bongoja
illative bongoon bongoihin
singular plural
nominative bongo bongot
accusative nom.? bongo bongot
gen. bongon
genitive bongon bongojen
partitive bongoa bongoja
inessive bongossa bongoissa
elative bongosta bongoista
illative bongoon bongoihin
adessive bongolla bongoilla
ablative bongolta bongoilta
allative bongolle bongoille
essive bongona bongoina
translative bongoksi bongoiksi
instructive bongoin
abessive bongotta bongoitta
comitative bongoineen

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

bongo m ‎(plural bongos)

  1. bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bongo

  1. rōmaji reading of ぼんご

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

bongo m (plural bongos)

  1. bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus, an African antelope)

Romani[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bongo m (feminine bongi, plural bonge)

  1. left

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Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bongo m ‎(plural bongos)

  1. bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus)
  2. large canoe

Swahili[edit]

bongo

Noun[edit]

bongo (ma class, plural mabongo)

  1. (anatomy) brain
  2. brains (mental faculties)

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