jambo

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जम्बु (jambū, rose apple, jambul).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʒɐ̃.bu/, /ˈʒɐ̃m.bu/
  • Hyphenation: jam‧bo

Noun[edit]

jambo m (plural jambos)

  1. fruit of the plant Syzygium jambos; rose apple
  2. fruit of the plant Syzygium cumini; jambul

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -amba (to say), ultimately from Proto-Bantu. Cognate with Zulu into.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jambo (ma class, plural mambo)

  1. thing, affair, issue, matter

See also[edit]

  • kitu (used for concrete things)

Interjection[edit]

Jambo!

  1. Hello!

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