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bantu
Root language for all west African languages
commodity
valuable product
mansa
King of Mali
matrilineal
important kinship ties and inheritance passed through the mother’s side. Groom moved to bride’s village
lineage
a group of households who claimed a common ancestor clan
hangul
alphabet that uses symbols to represent the sounds of spoken Korean
ring of fire
an area of frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions encircling the basin of the Pacific Ocean
tsunami
a very large, damaging wave caused by an earthquake or very strong wind
kami
- nature spirits
shinto
worshiping of the forces of nature
shogun
supreme military commander who held more power than the emperor
daimyo
a warrior lord directly below the shogun in Japan
samurai
member of the warrior class in Japan
bushido
code of conduct for samurai
kamikaze
divine winds