pindy!

der Aufkleber - sticker/adhesive label
die Büroklammer (Büroklammern) - paperclip
der Bleistift (Bleistifte) - pencil
der Buntstift (Buntstifte) - coloured pencil/crayon
der Druckbleistift (Druckbleistifte) - mechanical pencil
der Füller - fountain pen
der Farbstift (Farbstifte) - coloured pencil/pen
der Filzstift (Filzstifte) - felt-tip pen
der Fineliner - fineliner
das Gekritzel - scribble
das Gummiband (Gummibänder) - rubber band
der Hefter - stapler
die Klammer (Klammern) - staple
das Klebeband - sticky tape
der Kleber - glue
der Klebestift (Klebestifte) - glue stick
der Klebezettel - Post-it/sticky note
der Klebstoff - glue
das Klemmbrett (Klemmbretter) - clipboard
das Korrekturband - correction tape
die Korrekturflüssigkeit - correction fluid
der Korrekturstift (Korrekturstifte) - correction pen
die Kreide (Kreiden)
die Kreidetafel (Kreidetafeln)
der Kugelschreiber - ballpoint pen/Biro
der Kuli (Kulis) - ballpoint pen/Biro
das Lineal (Lineale) - ruler
der Locher - hole punch
das Mäppchen - pencil case
der Magnet (-en) (Magneten) - magnet
der Marker - marker
der Notizblock (Notizblöcke/Notizblocks) - notepad
das Notizbuch (Notizbücher) - notebook
der Ordner - folder
das Papier (Papiere) - paper
die Pappe (Pappen) - cardboard
der Pinsel - paintbrush
der Post-it - Post-it
der/das Radiergummi (Radiergummis) - eraser/rubber
der Rechner - calculator
die Schere (Scheren) - scissors
die Schere (Scheren) - scissors
pl Schreibwaren - stationery/writing instruments
der Spitzer - pencil sharpener
die Splinte (Splinten) - split pin
die Stecknadel (Stecknadeln) - pin
der Stempel - stamp
der Stift (Stifte) - pencil/pen
der Tesafilm - Sellotape/Scotch Tape
der Textmarker - highlighter
das Tipp-Ex - white out/liquid paper/Tipp-Ex
der Wachsmalstift (Wachsmalstifte) - wax crayon
der Winkelmesser - protractor
das Zeichendreieck (Zeichendreiecke) - set square
der Zirkel - compass

NOUNS
der Afro (Afros) - afro
der Bob (Bobs) - bob
der Conditioner - conditioner
die Dauerwelle (Dauerwellen) - perm
die Flechte (Flechten) - plait
der Fön (Föne) - hairdryer
der Friseur (Friseure) - hairdresser [male]
die Friseurin (Friseurinnen) - hairdresser [female]
die Frisur (Frisuren) - hairstyle
die Glatze (Glatzen) - bald head
das Haar (Haare) - hair
der Haaransatz (Haaransätze) - hairline
das Haarband (Haarbänder) - hairband
die Haarbürste (Haarbürsten) - hairbrush
die Haarfarbe (Haarfarben) - hair colour
der Haarglätter - hair straightener
der/das Haargummi (Haargummis) - hair tie
die Haarklammer (Haarklammern) - hair clip/bobby pin
die Haarnadel (Haarnadeln) - hair pin
das Haarprodukt (Haarprodukte) - hair product
die Haarschicht (Haarschichten) - haircut
der Haarschnitt (Haarschnitte) - haircut
die Haarspange (Haarspangen) - barette
der/das Haarspray (Haarsprays) - hairspray
die Haarspülung (Haarspülungen) - hair rinse/conditioner
der Igelschnitt (Igelschnitte) - buzz cut
der Kamm (Kämme) - comb
der Knoten - knot
der Kurzhaarschnitt (Kurzhaarschnitte) - pixe cut/short hair cut
der Pferdeschwanz (Pferdeschwänze) - ponytail
die Schere (Scheren) - scissors
das Shampoo (Shampoos) - shampoo
die Strähne (Strähnen) - strand/streak
der Zopf (Zöpfe) - plait

VERBS
abschneiden - to cut off
aufhellen - to lighten
bleichen - to bleach
blondieren - to dye blonde
curlen - to curl
färben - to dye/to colour
flechten - to braid/to plait
föhnen - to blow dry
glätten - to straighten
kämmen - to comb
kräuseln - to frizz
pflegen - to take care of/to look after
rasieren - to shave
sich (+dat) die Haare schneiden lassen - to get one’s hair cut
sich (+dat) die Haare ausreißen - to pull one’s hair out
sich (+dat) die Haare waschen - to wash one’s hair
sich (+dat) Lockenwickler ins Haar drehen - to put curlers in one’s hair
trocknen - to dry
wachsen lassen - to let grow
zurückbinden - to tie back
zusammenbinden - to tie together

ADJECTIVES
aschblond - ash blonde
blond - blond
dick - thick
dunkel[braun] - dark [brown]
fein - fine/thin
fuchsrot - ginger
gebleicht - bleached
gefärbt - dyed/coloured
geschädigt - damaged
glatt - straight
goldbraun - golden brown
golden - gold/golden
hell[braun] - light [brown]
honigfarben - honey coloured
kaffeebraun - coffee brown
karamellfalben - caramel coloured
kraus - frizzy
kupferfarben - copper
kurz - short
lang - long
lockig - curly
mausgrau - mousey
ölig - oily
platinblond - platinum blonde
rotblond - strawberry blonde
sandfarben - sandy
schokoladenbraun - chocolate brown
trocken - dry
weich - soft
wellig - wavy
wuschelig - tousled/frizzy

Ethnic Groups and Tribes in D.R.Congo

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The majority of Congo’s ethnic population is made up of Bantu ethnic groups. There are also Nilotic and Sudanic ethnic groups as well as the indigenous people who only make up roughly 1% of the population

- A

Alur/BaAlur ethnic group (Nilotic)

Amba/BaAmba ethnic group (Bantu)

Asua ethnic group (indigenous people) [part of the Mbuti/BaMbuti]

Aushis/BaAushis ethnic group (Bantu)

Avukaya/BaAvukaya ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

-B

Babenzi/Benzi ethnic group (Indigenous people)

Babindji Tribe [part of the BaLuba ethnic group] (Bantu)

Baka ethnic group (indigenous people)

Bena Mulenge Tribe [part of the BaLuba ethnic group] (Bantu)

Bakwa Tshibasu ethnic group (Bantu)

Bakwa Dishi Tribe/Disho [part of the BaLuba ethnic group] (Bantu)

Bali ethnic group (Bantu)

Banda ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Banyamulenge aka Tutsi Congolese [migrated to Congo before independence]

  • And you have the Tutsi and Hutu from Rwanda and Burundi who migrated to Congo after 1960, majority of them fleeing the war/genocide in their countries

Barambo ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Bari ethnic group (Nilotic)

Bemba ethnic group (Bantu)

Bembe ethnic group (Bantu)

Biombo ethnic group (Bantu)

Bira ethnic group (Bantu)

Boa ethnic group (Bantu)

Bobangis ethnic group (Bantu) [Tha Bobangis have assimilated to the BaNgala]

Boma ethnic group (Bantu)

Bomitaba ethnic group (Bantu)

Budu ethnic group (Bantu)

Budzas/Budjas  ethnic group (Bantu)

Bushong ethnic people (Bantu) [part of the Kuba people (Bakuba]

Buyu ethnic group (Bantu)

 Bwende ethnic group(Bantu)

-D

Ding/Dinga ethnic group (Bantu)

Dondo/BaDondo Tribe [part of the BaKongo ethnic group] (Bantu)

-E

Efé/BaEfe ethnic group(indigenous people) [part of the Mbuti/BaMbuti]

Ekonda/BaEkonda Tribe[part of the Mongo ethnic group] (Bantu)

Enya/Wagenia ethnic group (Bantu)

-F

Furiiru/BaFuliiru ethnic group (Bantu)

-H

Havu/BaHavu ethnic group (Bantu)

Hemba/BaHemba ethnic group (Bantu)

Hima/BaHima ethnic group (Bantu)

Holo/BaHolo ethnic group (Bantu)

Holoholo/BaHoloholo ethnic group (Bantu)

Humbu/BaHumbu ethnic group (Bantu)

Hunde/BaHunde ethnic group (Bantu)

Hungana/BaHungana ethnic group (Bantu)

-K

Kakongo/BaKakongo ethnic group (Bantu)

Kakwa/BaKakwa ethnic group (Nilotic)

Kanyok/BaKanyok ethnic group (Bantu)

Kaonde/BaKaonde ethnic group (Bantu)

Kete/BaKete ethnic group (Bantu)[part of the Kuba people (Bakuba]

Komo/BaKomo ethnic group (Bantu)

Kongo/Bakongo ethnic group (Bantu)

Konjo/BaKonjo ethnic group (Bantu)

Kouyous/BaKouyous ethnic group (Bantu)

Kuku/BaKuku ethnic group (Bantu)

Kusu/BaKusu ethnic group (Bantu)

Kwese/BaKwese ethnic group (Bantu)

-L

Lamba/BaLamba ethnic group (Bantu)

Lega/BaLega ethnic group (Bantu)

Lele/BaLele ethnic group (Bantu) [part of the Kuba people (Bakuba]

Lendu/BaLendu ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Lendu-Bindi Tribe (Sudanic/Ubangian) [part of the Lendu ethnic group]

Lengola Tribe/BaLengola (Bantu) [part of the Mongo ethnic group]

Lese/BaLese ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Loi/BaLoi ethnic group (Bantu)

Lokele/BaLokele ethnic group (Bantu)

Luba/BaLuba ethnic group (Bantu)

Lugbara (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Luluwa/BaLuluwa Tribe (Bantu) [part of the BaLuba ethnic group]

Lunda/BaLunda ethnic group (Bantu)

Lwalwa ethnic group (Bantu)

-M

Mamvu/BaMamvu ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Mangbetu ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Mbala/BaMbala ethnic group (Bantu)

Mbochi/BaMbochi ethnic group (Bantu)

Mbole/BaMbole ethnic group (Bantu)

Mbuti/BaMbuti ethnic group (indigenous people) [also refers to the Sua (AKA Kango, Mbuti), Efe and Asua as a collective]

Mbuun/Bunda/BaBunda ethnic group (Bantu)

Metoko/BaMetoko ethnic group (Bantu)

Mondunga ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Mongo/BaMongo ethnic group (Bantu)

Monjombo ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

-N

Nande/BaNande ethnic group (Bantu)

Ndembu ethnic group (Bantu)

Ndengese ethnic group (Bantu) [part of the Kuba people (Bakuba]

Ngala/BaNgala ethnic group (Bantu)

Ngata ethnic group (Bantu)

Ngbaka/BaNgbaka ethnic group (Bantu)

Ngbandi/Sango ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Ngeende ethnic group (Bantu) [part of the Kuba people (Bakuba]

Ngoli/Ngwi/BaNgoli ethnic group (Bantu)

Ngombe/BaNgombe ethnic group (Bantu)

Ngongo/BaNgongo ethnic group (Bantu)

Nkanu/BaNkanu ethnic group (Bantu)

Nkundu/BaNkundu ethnic group (Bantu)

Nkutshu/BaNkutshu ethnic group (Bantu)

Ntomba/BaNtomba ethnic group (Bantu)

Nunu/Bobangi-Nunu ethnic group (Bantu)

Nyanga/BaNyanga ethnic group (Bantu)

Nzakara ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

- P

Pende/BaPende ethnic group (Bantu)

Pere/BaPere ethnic group (Bantu)

Pindi/BaPindi ethnic group (Bantu)

Pyaang/BaPyaanga ethnic group
(Bantu)[part of the Kuba people (Bakuba]

-S

Saka/BaSaka ethnic group (Bantu)

Sakata/BaSakata ethnic group (Bantu)

Salampasu/BaSalampasu (Bantu)

Shi/BaShi ethnic group (Bantu)

Solongo Tribe (Bantu) [part of the BaKongo ethnic group]

Songola ethnic group (Bantu)

Songye ethnic group (Bantu)

Suku ethnic group (Bantu)

Sundi Tribe (Bantu) [part of the Bakongo ethnic group]

Swahili/Baswahili/Waswahili (Bantu) [there’s a difference between culturally Swahili ethnic groups and ethically Swahili groups)

-T

Tabwa/BaTabwa ethnic group (Bantu)

Tchokwes/Chokwe ethnic group (Bantu)

Teke/BaTeke ethnic group (Bantu)

Tende/BaTende ethnic group (Bantu)

Tetela/BaTetela ethnic group (Bantu)

Togbo/BaTogbo Tribe (Sudanic/Ubangian) [part of the Banda ethnic group]

Topoke/BaTopoke Tribe (Bantu) [part of the Mongo ethnic group]

Turumbu/BaTurumbu ethnic group (Bantu)

Twa/BaTwa ethnic group (indigenous people) 

-V

Vira/BaVira ethnic group (Bantu)

-W

Wongo/BaWongo ethnic group (Bantu) [part of the Kuba people (Bakuba]

Woyo/BaWoyo Tribe (Bantu) [part of the BaKongo ethnic group]

-Y

Yaka/BaYaka ethnic group (Bantu)

Yakoma/BaYakoma ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Yanzi/BaYanzi ethnic group (Bantu)

Yeke/BaYeke ethnic group (Bantu)

Yela/BaYela ethnic group (Bantu)

Yombe/BaYombe tribe (Bantu)  [part of the BaKongo ethnic group]

-Z

Zande/Azande ethnic group (Sudanic/Ubangian)

Zappo Zap (Bantu) [part of the Songye ethnic group]

Zela/BaZela ethnic group (Bantu)