abunuwasi

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[Swahili Word] Abunuwasi
[English Word] proper name of lead character in many tales (often of Arabic origin)
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 1
[Swahili Example] Alisimulia hadithi ya Abunuwasi.
[English Example] S/he told a tale about Abunuwasi.
[Terminology] literary
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[Swahili Word] Abunuwasi
[English Word] one who tells tales about the fictional character Abunuwasi
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 1
[Terminology] literary
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Swahili-english dictionary. 2013.

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