jirani

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جِيرَان (jīrān), plural of جَار (jār).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jirani (ma class, plural majirani) or jirani (n class, plural jirani)

  1. neighbour

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baldi, Sergio (2020 November 30) Dictionary of Arabic Loanwords in the Languages of Central and East Africa (Handbuch der Orientalistik; Erste Abteilung: Der Nahe und der Mittlere Osten; 145), Leiden • Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 66 Nr. 559