yamini

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic يَمِين(yamīn). The sense "oath" comes from the practice of making one by placing one's right hand on a Qur'an.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

yamini (n class, plural yamini)

  1. oath
    Synonym: kiapo
  2. (literary) right hand
    Synonym: mkono wa kulia
    Antonym: shemali
  3. (literary) right side
  4. (literary) south
    Synonym: kusini