Lingala-English dictionary

5000 Word Lingala Dictionary

A great companion for Lingala language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Lingala today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Lingala Dictionary


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5000 Word Lingala Dictionary

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Key Features

  • Includes the most important words in Lingala
  • Lingala-English and English-Lingala
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Lingala dictionary

This Lingala dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Lingala which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

a house
ndako na biso
our house
ndako na ye
her house
Bandako bazali miké
The houses are small
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About Lingala

Lingala belongs to the Bantu language family. You'd like to improve your Lingala vocabulary? Download our Lingala PDF dictionary now and learn new Lingala words today!

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Basic words and phrases in Lingala

Learn to get by in Lingala with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Lingala, introduce yourself in Lingala and even hold a conversation in Lingala after you have met someone.

Ebale ya mayi ezali.
There is a beach.
Nzeté ezali.
There is a tree.
Nzela ezali.
There is a road.
Kilálo ezali.
There is a bridge.
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Speak! Lingala

Learn Lingala now. You'll begin with simple Lingala phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Lingala. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Lingala language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Lingala.

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You can learn Lingala in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Lingala in a short time and our nine-step Lingala learning guide will show you how. We'll be talking about Lingala greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Lingala.

Lingala learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Lingala greetings, Lingala nouns, Lingala adjectives and Lingala verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Lingala. You'll learn phrases like ndako na ngai, buku na ngai and mesa na ngai (my house, my book, my table). You'll also learn ndako na yo, buku na yo and mesa na yo (your house, your book, your table). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Lingala and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

On the Road! Lingala

On the Road! Lingala

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Lingala words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Lingala words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Lingala and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Lingala audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Lingala course for you.

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