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CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: da‧wa

NounEdit

dawa

  1. millet

SynonymsEdit


HausaEdit

NounEdit

dāwā̀ f (plural dāwōyī, possessed form dāwàr̃)

  1. sorghum

NounEdit

dawà m (possessed form dawàn)

  1. the bush, the woods

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dawa

  1. third-person singular present of dawaś

SundaneseEdit

NounEdit

dawa

  1. lawsuit; a dispute carried before a court or authority.

ReferencesEdit

  • “Dawa” in Jonathan Rigg, A Dictionary of the Sunda language (1862), page 103.

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic دَوَاء (dawāʾ).

NounEdit

dawa (n class, plural dawa) or dawa (ma class, plural madawa)

  1. medicine

Usage notesEdit

In its strictest sense, this word means "medicine", but is used generally for anything that improves or protects the condition of another thing; for example dawa ya viatu (dawa of the shoes) means "shoe polish".


WelshEdit

VerbEdit

dawa

  1. Soft mutation of tawa.