mafuta

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Mwani[edit]

Noun[edit]

mafuta class 6

  1. oil, grease
  2. fuel, petrol

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Bantu *kuta. Cognate with Bemba mafuta, Luganda futa, Kikuyu maguta, Ronga amafutha, Kua makura, Lingala mafuta, Tshiluba futa, Mwezi maguta, Rwanda-Rundi vuta, Sango mafutha, Shona mafuta, Sotho makhura, Tswana mafura, Venda mapfura, Zulu futha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mafuta (ma class, plural only)

  1. oil, grease, fat
  2. fuel, petrol

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