taifa

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Noun[edit]

taifa f (plural taifas)

  1. gang
  2. (historical) A small independent Muslim-ruled principality in the Iberian Peninsula, during the 11th, 12th and 13th century.

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَائِفَة (ṭāʾifa, sect, division).

Noun[edit]

taifa (ma class, plural mataifa)

  1. nation (group of people sharing aspects of language, culture and/or ethnicity)

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