matatu

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swahili matatu.

Noun[edit]

matatu (plural matatus)

  1. (Kenya) A minivan often used as a share taxi.

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from -tatu (three), based on the original model having three rows of seats.

Noun[edit]

matatu (needs class)

  1. (Kenya) matatu

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Adjective[edit]

matatu

  1. Ma class inflected form of -tatu.