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SwahiliEdit

 
kitunguu saumu

EtymologyEdit

From ثوم(thawm).

NounEdit

kitunguu saumu (ki-vi class, plural vitunguu saumu)

  1. garlic
    • 2018 February 28, BBC Swahili[1]:
      Katika kibanda hiki, karoti, pilipili, vitunguu saumu, tangawizi na bidhaa nyingine, zote zimefungwa kwa mifuko ya plastiki []
      In this hut, carrots, peppers, garlic, ginger and other products are all packed with plastic bags []
    • 2019 January 1, Elizabeth Edward, Mwananchi[2]:
      Kuna mmoja aliniambia tuwe tunatumia kitunguu saumu akidai kuwa kinasaidia.
      Someone told me to rub garlic on [the wound] to help it heal.