kondoo

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Swahili[edit]

kondoo

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from a Central Sudanic language, in which it originally meant "goat". Borrowed independently into many other languages, e.g. Kikuyu ng'ondu, Malagasy ondry.

Noun[edit]

kondoo (n class, plural kondoo)

  1. sheep (animal)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ehret, Christopher (1968) , “Sheep and Central Sudanic Peoples in Southern Africa”, in The Journal of African History, volume 9, issue 2, pages 213–221