shuka

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swahili shuka.

Noun[edit]

shuka ‎(plural shukas)

  1. A sash (decorative length of cloth) worn in parts of Africa.

Anagrams[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

shūkā̀ f ‎(plural shuke shuke)

  1. plants, crops

Verb[edit]

shūkā̀ ‎(grade 1)

  1. to sow, to plant

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

shuka (n class, plural shuka) or shuka (ma class, plural mashuka)

  1. sash, loincloth (length of cloth used as clothing)
  2. bedsheet

Usage notes[edit]

The secondary Ma class inflection (noun classes 5/6) is generally reserved for a longer length of cloth, and always used for bedsheets.