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EtymologyEdit

From Swahili asili (origin); introduced in this sense by Marimba Ani.

NounEdit

asili (uncountable)

  1. (anthropology) The central seed or "germinating matrix" of a culture.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

asili m

  1. plural of asilo

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SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَصْل (ʾaṣl).

NounEdit

asili (n class, plural asili)

  1. origin

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