machamba

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swahili mashamba (farms, plots of land).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ma‧cham‧ba

Noun[edit]

machamba f (plural machambas)

  1. (Mozambique) shamba (plot of cultivated land)

References[edit]

  1. ^ machamba” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ machamba” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.