fuko

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Chichewa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fuko class 5 (plural mafuko class 6)

  1. nation, tribe (group of people)

Usage notes[edit]

This word can, in rare circumstances or for the sake of political rhetoric, be used in Malawi to refer to a nation-state, especially when speaking of certain things associated with the nation, like the national anthem. Otherwise, it refers to what is sometimes called a tribe, as in "the Chewa nation".


Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

fuko (accusative singular fukon, plural fukoj, accusative plural fukojn)

  1. jetsam
  2. wrack

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

fuko (ma class, plural mafuko)

  1. Augmentative of mfuko: big bag; saddlebag
  2. hole
  3. mole rat
  4. golden mole