ujamaa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Swahili ujamaa (brotherhood, extended family), from jamaa (family), from Arabic جَمَاعَة(jamāʿa, group (of people)).

Noun[edit]

ujamaa (plural ujamaas)

  1. An ideology of cooperation and collective advancement that formed the basis of socioeconomic policies in Tanzania in the 1960s.

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

u- (-ness) +‎ jamaa (family)

Noun[edit]

ujamaa (u class, no plural)

  1. brotherhood
  2. socialism