BMI

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AcronymDefinition
BMIBody Mass Index
BMIBroadcast Music Inc. (Atlanta, GA)
BMIBusiness Monitor International
BMIBrain-Machine Interface
BMIBundesministerium des Innern (German: Federal Ministry of the Interior)
BMIBroadcast Music Incorporated (music licensing company; competes with ASCAP)
BMIBritish Midland Airways, Ltd. (airline)
BMIBaltimore Museum of Industry
BMIBank Melli Iran
BMIBariatric Medical Institute (Canada)
BMIBattelle Memorial Institute
BMIBusiness Media, Inc.
BMIBritish Muslim Initiative (UK)
BMIBenthic Macroinvertebrates
BMIBagirmi (SIL code, Chad)
BMIBig Mac Index (Economist)
BMIBuruh Migran Indonesia (Indonesian: Indonesian Migrant Workers)
BMIBuxton Motorsports, Inc.
BMIBranch If Minus
BMIBritish Malaysian Institute
BMIBaltic Management Institute
BMIBug Music Inc
BMIBook Manufacturers' Institute
BMIBismaleimide Resin
BMIBirmingham & Midland Institute
BMIBilinear Matrix Inequalities
BMIBaltimore Marine Industries (environmental contractor)
BMIBusiness Mathematics and Informatics
BMIBibliothèque Multimédia Intercommunale (French: Intercommunal Media Library)
BMIBuilding Maintenance Information (UK)
BMIBerkeley Manufacturing Institute
BMICentral Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (FAA)
BMIBasic Metaphor of Infinity (mathematics book)
BMIBehaviour Monitoring and Interpretation (workshop)
BMIBrain and Mind Institute (Switzerland)
BMIBackflow Management, Inc.
BMIBroadcast Musicians Inc.
BMIBloomington, IL, USA - Normal (Airport Code)
BMIBusiness Metrics of Interest
BMIBlackaby Ministries International (Atlanta, GA)
BMIBell Mobility Investments
BMIBad Mental Image
BMIBeraja Medical Institute (Florida)
BMIBauzin Materiels Industriels
BMIBureau Moderne Informatique (French: data processing retailers)
BMIBusiness Management Intern
BMIBourse de Mobilité Internationale (French: International Mobility Grant; scholarship)
BMIBone Measurement Institute
BMIBouclage Mécanique Industriel (French: Industrial Mechanical Closure; Saint-Lubin-de-la-Haye, France)
BMIBatch Mode Input
BMIButera Manufacturing Industries (Ohio)
BMIBristol Microfilm & Imaging Services, Ltd.
BMIBasic Marksmanship Instruction
BMIBankmark, Inc.
BMIInstitutt for Biokjemi Og Molekylærbiologi (Norwegian: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; University of Bergen)
BMIBarely Makin' It
BMIBehavioural Management, Inc.
BMIBusiness Marketability Index
BMIBibliothèque de Recherche Mathématiques et Informatique (French: Mathematics and Computer Science Research Library; University of Bordeaux; Bordeaux, France)
BMIBregusa Micro International
BMIBusiness Match Inc (Columbia, MD)
BMIMasters of Business Imagination
BMIBig Meteor Information (band)
BMIBusiness Management Information
BMIBiomedical Informatics (various universities)
BMIBullion Merchants Ireland (Galway, Ireland)
BMIBusiness & Media Institute (Alexandria, VA)
BMIBachelor of Music Industry (degree; Australia)
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Eastern Arabian dialects of former South Yemen, Oman, the Emirates, and Bahrain; those of eastern Syria, Khorasan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan; and Bagirmi Arabic in northeast Nigeria, Cameroon, and western Chad--an intrusive -n is added onto the active participle only before an object suffix.
Finally, in Bagirmi Arabic, a dialect area roughly coterminous with the former Bagirmi empire that ruled the border area between western Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria south of
Arabian peninsula, Khorasan, all other Arabic dialects Uzbekistan, Bagirmi Biblical Aramaic, Jewish Samaritan Syriac, Nabataean Palestinian, Modern West Aramaic Neo-NE Aramaic Gurage-Gunnan GaSez, Amharic, etc.
Kanem-Borno: its relations with the Mediterranean Sea, Bagirmi and other states in the Chad basin.
A Fezzani Military Expedition to Kanem and Bagirmi in 1821.
Six out of the fourteen stories in his collection are mythologized historical stories, four of which relate to the golden age of empires: two to the kingdom of Wadai (17th to 19th centuries), one to the founding of the Bagirmi kingdom (16th century) and one to a ruler of the Kanem empire (9th to 13th centuries).
Appendices include a chronology of Nachtigal's travels and a vivid chapter from Nachtigal describing slave raids in Bagirmi.
The Muslim states of the plains-Borno, south-west of Lake Chad; Wandala, (4) Borno's restive southern client; Bagirmi to the east; and, in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Fulani caliphate of Sokoto--were perennially hungry for the products of the montagnards.
Bagirmi also made incursions into the area (Forkl 1983; Barkindo 1989: 111-12, 148).
While he acknowledges that Arabs had already moved into Bagirmi (on the Chad-Cameroon border south of Lake Chad) by the fifteenth century, well before the civil war of 1635, he does not see the formation of a cattle-rearing culture at that time.
5) Bagirmi Arabic Non-Bagirmi CVCVC, vowel raising le'hem 'laham "meat"
In short, he distinguishes four types of features corresponding to four levels of categorization: a) the features common to Upper Egyptian and all Sudanic dialects, b) the features common to Sudanic dialects only, c) the features specific to Western Sudanic dialects, d) the features restricted to Bagirmi Arabic (East Nigeria, Cameroon, West Chad).