maafa

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the plural of afa.

Noun[edit]

maafa (ma class, plural only)

  1. threats, menaces
  2. terror, horror
  3. misfortune, mishaps, bad luck, disaster, catastrophe, calamity
  4. plural form of afa

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Maafa (loanword with a specialized meaning)

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