jamaa

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Mwani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَمَاعَة (jamāʿa, group (of people)).

Noun[edit]

jamaa class 9 (plural jamaa)

  1. relative, family member
  2. (in the plural) family

Usage notes[edit]

The plural form wajamaa may also be used, but it retains class 10 agreement.


Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَمَاعَة (jamāʿa, group (of people)).

Noun[edit]

jamaa (n class, plural jamaa)

  1. relative; family member (someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage, or adoption)
  2. (in the plural) family

Derived terms[edit]