bimbashi

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bimbashi (plural bimbashis)

  1. Alternative spelling of binbashi

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish بیڭباشی(biñbaşı, lieutenant colonel), from بیڭ(biñ, thousand) + باش(baş, head) – ”one who is the head of a group of thousand”.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

bimbashi (ma class, plural mabimbashi)

  1. sergeant; binbashi