BondeiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swahili chuma.

NounEdit

chuma

  1. iron

ChichewaEdit

EtymologyEdit

A wanderwort ultimately from Swahili chuma (iron).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chumá 7

  1. wealth

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chuma

  1. Lenited form of cuma.

MeruEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swahili chuma.

NounEdit

chuma

  1. iron

MwaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swahili chuma.

NounEdit

chuma 7 (plural vyuma)

  1. iron
  2. ironware

ShonaEdit

EtymologyEdit

A wanderwort ultimately from Swahili chuma (iron).

NounEdit

chumá 7

  1. bead(s)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃuma/, [ˈt͡ʃu.ma]

AdjectiveEdit

chuma f sg

  1. feminine singular of chumo

SwahiliEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

chuma (ki-vi class, plural vyuma)

  1. iron
  2. ironware (something made of iron)
  3. (slang) girlfriend

DescendantsEdit

  • Kikuyu: cuma

VerbEdit

-chuma (infinitive kuchuma)

  1. gather, collect
  2. earn

ReferencesEdit

  • Klein-Arendt, Reinhard (2000) , “The Iron Crafts of the Swahili from the Perspective of Historical Semantics”, in Swahili Forum, volume VII, pages 153–204

XhosaEdit

VerbEdit

-chuma?

  1. flourish

InflectionEdit

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ZimbaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swahili chuma.

NounEdit

chuma

  1. iron (chemical element)