nyoka

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Bantu *joka. Cognate with Bemba nsoka, Chichewa njoka, Fang oo, Herero onyoka, Konde injoka, Lingala nyoka, Tshiluba nyoka, Nyamwezi nzoka, Kinyanja njoka, Rwanda zoka, Sango inyokha, Shona nyoka, Sotho noga, Umbundu nyoka, Venda nowa, Zulu nyoka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nyoka (n class, plural nyoka)

  1. snake
  2. worm

Derived terms[edit]

  • joka (serpent)