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SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ki- +‎ sukari (sugar).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kisukari (ki-vi class, plural visukari)

  1. (uncountable) diabetes
    • 2018, Dag Heward-Mills, Eneza Huduma Yako Kwa Miujiza na Udhihirishaji wa Roho Mtakatifu, (→ISBN)
      Nakumbuka muujiza wa uponyaji wa mwanamke mwenye kisukari aliyeishi kwa kutegemea sindano za kisukari kila siku.
      I remember the miracle of healing the woman with diabetes who lived by relying on injections for diabetes every day.
  2. a cultivar of small, sweet banana
    • 2000, Kamusi yangu ya kwanza, East African Publishers (→ISBN), page 82:
      Nilinunua visukari sokoni.
      I bought sweet baby bananas at the market.