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

amala class 6

  1. hollowness in the stomach due to hunger

InflectionEdit

Stem -la, class 6
Singular Plural
Full form ámala
Locative émaleni
Singular Plural
Full form ámala
Simple form mala
Locative émaleni
Copulative ngámala
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wámala ówámala
Class 2 bámala ábámala
Class 3 wámala ówámala
Class 4 yámala éyámala
Class 5 lámala élámala
Class 6 ámala áwámala
Class 7 sámala ésámala
Class 8 zámala ézámala
Class 9 yámala éyámala
Class 10 zámala ézámala
Class 11 lwámala ólwámala
Class 14 bámala óbámala
Class 15 kwámala ókwámala
Class 17 kwámala ókwámala

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