Re: Mandombe

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Fri Jul 02 2004 - 07:15:25 CDT

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    Patrick Andries a écrit :

    > Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin a écrit :
    >> Anyway, no clear indication on which language or languages is supposed
    >> to be served by this script -- though it seems to be aimed for Bantu
    >> languages, perhaps kiKongo (where "ombe" means "black").
    > It apparently means (in kiKongo) the Black people's own or For the
    > Black People (ma Ndombe = Celle des noirs / Propre au peuple noir/
    > Pour les noirs).
    > It is basically a script promoted by a Church (rather important one),
    > a bit like Deseret. The Église kimbanguiste (officially Église de
    > Jésus-Christ sur Son Envoyé spécial Simon Kimbangu -- EJCSK) around 6
    > million members. mainly in RDC Congo.

    Finger slipped : « Église de Jésus-Christ sur Terre par Son Envoyé
    spécial Simon Kimbangu ».

    P. A.

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