ChichewaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swahili sadaka, from Arabic صَدَقَة(ṣadaqa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sadáka 9 (plural sadáka 10)

  1. alms, something given freely
  2. a memorial meal held on the anniversary of a death

ReferencesEdit

  • Mtanthauziramawu wa Chinyanja (2000), Centre for Language Studies

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

sadaka

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さだか

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَدَقَة(ṣadaqa).

NounEdit

sadaka (n class, plural sadaka)

  1. alms, charity
  2. religious offering or sacrifice