amala

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yoruba amala

Noun[edit]

amala (uncountable)

  1. A thick paste made from yam skin, eaten chiefly in Yoruba cuisine
    • 2002 September 20, Steve Dolinsky, “All Over the Map”, Chicago Reader:
      The amala, or fermented yam, is an acquired taste, arriving in a grayish steamed mound, wrapped in plastic; it's neither sweet nor sour.

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

amala

  1. third-person singular present indicative of amalar
  2. second-person singular imperative of amalar