mzungu wa tatu

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally "white person of three", because of its value in certain card games.

NounEdit

mzungu wa tatu (m-wa class, plural wazungu wa tatu)

  1. (card games) jack
    Synonym: ghulamu

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Swahili · karata za kucheza (layout · text)
             
ree, rea, rei mbili tatu nne tano sita saba
             
nane tisa kumi ghulamu, mzungu wa tatu malkia, mzungu wa pili, bibi mfalme, mzungu wa nne, basha jokari