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ChichewaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Yao malemu, from Swahili marehemu, from Arabic مَرْحُوم(marḥūm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

malemú class 6

  1. the late (euphemism for "dead")

Usage notesEdit

Used essentially like a noun in apposition following a name or title.