afara

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See also: afará and afară

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yoruba afàrà.

Noun[edit]

afara (plural afaras)

  1. The limba tree.
    • 1969, World Timbers: Europe and Africa, Afara or Limba [Terminalia superba], page 78:
      Afara is the common Nigerian name and a British Standard name for the commercial timber.

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

afara

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐍆𐌰𐍂𐌰

Yoruba[edit]

afàrà (Terminalia superba)

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ā.fà.ɾà/

Noun[edit]

afàrà

  1. afara, limba (Terminalia superba)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: afara

Further reading[edit]

  • Abraham, R.C. (1958), “afàrà”, in Dictionary of Modern Yoruba, Hodder and Stoughton, page 16

Etymology 2[edit]

afárá

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ā.fá.ɾá/

Noun[edit]

afárá

  1. bridge
Derived terms[edit]