Africanism

Africanism

[af-ri-kuh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
something that is characteristic of African culture or tradition.
2.
a word, term, or the like, that has been adopted from an African language.
3.
African culture, ideals, or advancement.

Origin:
1635–45; African + -ism

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Africanism (ˈæfrɪkəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
something characteristic of Africa or Africans, esp a characteristic feature of an African language when introduced into a non-African language

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