thumuni

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ثُمُن (ṯumun, an eighth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (prescribed, Arabic) IPA(key): /ˈθu.mu.ni/
  • (colloquial) IPA(key): /suˈmu.ni/

Noun[edit]

thumuni (n class, plural thumuni)

  1. one-eighth
  2. (obsolete) a coin worth sixpence; half a shilling
  3. (obsolete) a coin worth an eighth of a silver coin

See also[edit]

For more, see Appendix:Swahili numerals#Fractions.