KudoZ home » French to English » Sports / Fitness / Recreation

jumbé

English translation: Djembe Drum

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
French term or phrase:jumbé
English translation:Djembe Drum
Entered by: Drmanu49
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

11:31 Feb 20, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation
French term or phrase: jumbé
From a brochure about forest adventure courses. It appears in a list of things like orienteering, climbing... and hip hop!
Steven Durose
France
Local time: 07:36
Djambe Drum
Explanation:
Djambe Drum. Nova Scotia (Canada). This djambe drum was made in Africa and it is so big I had to use my feet to play it. I have wonderful rhythm. ...
www.pbase.com/frimpong/image/42561550 - 6k -

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 19 mins (2008-02-20 11:51:12 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Learning Activity Three: Thumb Pianos & Djembe Drums In this activity, students will listen to the music of a thumb piano, listen to a brief story ...
www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/tools/music/activities2.html - 23k -

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 20 mins (2008-02-20 11:51:45 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Ateliers : danse africaine, Jumbe et jeux africains. Sortie à la Ferme aux crocodiles à Pierrelatte (activité exceptionnelle) ...
www.montelimar.fr/vdm/jeunesse_et_famille.php?Id=872 - 72k -

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 49 mins (2008-02-20 12:21:04 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

The most common spelling seems to be Djembe but several are used, in English as in French. Djambe, Djembe, D'jembe etc.
Selected response from:

Drmanu49
France
Local time: 07:36
Grading comment
Thanks, that's very helpful - a lot of music fans out there!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
4 +7Djambe Drum
Drmanu49


Discussion entries: 1





  

Answers


19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Djambe Drum


Explanation:
Djambe Drum. Nova Scotia (Canada). This djambe drum was made in Africa and it is so big I had to use my feet to play it. I have wonderful rhythm. ...
www.pbase.com/frimpong/image/42561550 - 6k -

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 19 mins (2008-02-20 11:51:12 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Learning Activity Three: Thumb Pianos & Djembe Drums In this activity, students will listen to the music of a thumb piano, listen to a brief story ...
www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/tools/music/activities2.html - 23k -

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 20 mins (2008-02-20 11:51:45 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Ateliers : danse africaine, Jumbe et jeux africains. Sortie à la Ferme aux crocodiles à Pierrelatte (activité exceptionnelle) ...
www.montelimar.fr/vdm/jeunesse_et_famille.php?Id=872 - 72k -

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 49 mins (2008-02-20 12:21:04 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

The most common spelling seems to be Djembe but several are used, in English as in French. Djambe, Djembe, D'jembe etc.

Drmanu49
France
Local time: 07:36
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 62
Grading comment
Thanks, that's very helpful - a lot of music fans out there!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Philippa: But I'd spell it with an "e": djembe.
9 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Sandra Petch: A strong possibility (see my note to asker) :-) / No problem! My choice to enter a note rather than an answer.
11 mins
  -> Yes, it appeared when my answer was recorded Sandra, my error for taking so long to answer. If you want to put it as an answer I will remove mine.

agree  Cath St Clair: djembe
14 mins
  -> Thank you Cath.

agree  juliebarba: I'd spell it d'jembe
16 mins
  -> Thank you Julie.

agree  Mary Carroll Richer LaFlèche: everyone writes it differently??
29 mins
  -> Just for fun! Djembe seems fairly common. Thank you Mary Carroll.

agree  Cervin: Mary that often seems to happen with ethnic musivcal instruments! And to confuse more they sometimes have different names! Djembe though,-it's one of my favourites to play...
2 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  sporran: Djembe
1 day12 hrs
  -> Thank you.
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Voters for reclassification
as
PRO / non-PRO
Non-PRO (1): Sandra Petch


Return to KudoZ list


Changes made by editors
Feb 26, 2008 - Changes made by Drmanu49:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search