nyoka

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Mwani[edit]

Noun[edit]

nyoka class 9 (plural nyoka)

  1. snake

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Bantu *joka. Cognate with Bemba nsoka, Chichewa njoka, Fang (Cameroon) oo, Herero onyoka, Lingala nyoka, Tshiluba nyoka, Nyamwezi nzoka, Rwanda-Rundi zoka, Shona nyoka, Sotho noga, Umbundu nyoka, Venda nowa, Zulu nyoka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nyoka (n class, plural nyoka)

  1. snake
  2. worm

Derived terms[edit]

  • joka (serpent)