LugandaEdit

EtymologyEdit

A wanderwort ultimately from Swahili chuma (iron).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ekyuma (plural ebyuma, class 4)

  1. any object made of iron, ironware

ReferencesEdit

The Essentials of Luganda, J. D. Chesswas, 4th edition. Oxford University Press: Nairobi. 1967, p. 79.

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