See also: Amala, amalá, amalà, and amala-

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EtymologyEdit

From Yoruba amala

NounEdit

amala (uncountable)

  1. A thick paste made from yam skin, eaten chiefly in Yoruba cuisine
    • 2002 September 20, Steve Dolinsky, “All Over the Map”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      The amala, or fermented yam, is an acquired taste, arriving in a grayish steamed mound, wrapped in plastic; it's neither sweet nor sour.

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *ámála, from Proto-Bantu *màdà.

NounEdit

amála class 6

  1. hollowness in the stomach due to hunger

InflectionEdit

Class 6
Singular Plural
Full form amala
Locative emaleni
Singular Plural
Full form amala
Simple form mala
Locative emaleni
Copulative ngamala
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wamala owamala
Class 2 bamala abamala
Class 3 wamala owamala
Class 4 yamala eyamala
Class 5 lamala elamala
Class 6 amala awamala
Class 7 samala esamala
Class 8 zamala ezamala
Class 9 yamala eyamala
Class 10 zamala ezamala
Class 11 lwamala olwamala
Class 14 bamala obamala
Class 15 kwamala okwamala
Class 17 kwamala okwamala

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