Waswahili

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Arabic adjective سواحل (sawāḥil, coastal dwellers), plural of ساحل (sāḥil, boundary, coast). The prefix wa- is a marker for the word's noun class.

Noun[edit]

Waswahili (m-wa class, plural only)

  1. Swahili people