Zohali

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The planet Uranus is called Zohali or Uranus in Swahili
The planet Saturn is called Zohali or Sarateni.

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زحل (zuHal, Saturn).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zohali (needs class) (Noun class 9)

  1. (modern usage) Uranus (planet)
  2. (classical usage) Saturn (planet)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although classically used to refer to the planet Saturn, in modern times and in textbooks it is used to refer to the seventh planet Uranus.[1][2][3]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wallah, W.B. & Mwamburi, J. Kiswahili mufti darasa la 8: Mwongozo wa mwalimu. Longhorn, 2009. ISBN 99966491066
  2. ^ TESSA - Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa. Nishati na Mwendo: Kutoka Ardhini kenda kwenye nyota – kutumia Zana Kifani. Available at: www.tessafrica.net
  3. ^ Waweru, M.; Makombo, H; Vonuoli, A.; Kashihiri, C.; Mwayani, J.Hutua za Kiswahili: Masomo ya Msingi 8. East African Educational Publishers ltd., 1ed, 290p., 2005. ISBN 9966-25-403-X