darubini

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Swahili[edit]

darubini

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from dialectal Arabic دَرْبِين(darbīn, telescope; binoculars) (now more commonly دَرْبِيل(darbīl)), from Persian دوربین(durbin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

darubini (n class, plural darubini)

  1. telescope (optical instrument that magnifies)
  2. binoculars