divai

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Swahili[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malagasy divay, from French du vin (some wine). The borrowing may have been mediated through Ngazidja Comorian divai, although the Comorian form could also be a secondary borrowing from Swahili.

Noun[edit]

divai (n class, plural divai)

  1. wine (alcoholic beverage made from grapes)

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