fingo


fingo
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[Swahili Word] fingo
[Swahili Plural] mafingo
[English Word] charm (to prevent thieves from entering a house)
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6
[Derived Word] finga v
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[Swahili Word] fingo
[Swahili Plural] mafingo
[English Word] spell (as a protection against evil)
[English Plural] spells
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6
[Terminology] religious

Swahili-english dictionary. 2013.

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