Kuba

Vocabulary

Bwaantshy – state dress

Dweengy – where the wives reside

Ikul – carving blade with wooden hilt with leaf-shaped iron blade

Mabaam – geometric patterns (each gets individual name)

Mbuti – forest dwellers

Ndop – royal figures

Shody – headdress or crown

Tukula – cosmetic powder made from the bark of a tree

Woot – the first king and founder of Kuba

Yoot – king’s residence