Definition of Nyamwezi

1. Noun. A Bantu language spoken in central Tanzania.

Generic synonyms: Bantoid Language, Bantu



Definition of Nyamwezi

1. Proper noun. a people of Tanzania ¹

2. Proper noun. a Bantu language spoken by this people ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyamwezi

Nuttall
Nuttall's oak
Nuttall oak
Nuttallia
Nutter
Nuu-chah-nulth
Nuuk
Nuxálk
Nuyorican
Nuyoricans
Nuytsia
Nuytsia floribunda
Nva
Nyakyusa
Nyamuragira
Nyamwezi (current term)
Nyanja
Nyankole
Nyasaland
Nyaturucha
Nyaturuwil
Nyaya
Nyctaginaceae
Nyctaginia
Nyctaginia capitata
Nyctereutes
Nyctereutes procyonides
Nyctian

Literary usage of Nyamwezi

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1. An Ivory Trader in North Kenia: The Record of an Expedition Through Kikuyu by Alfred Arkell- Hardwick (1903)
"Engaging porters — Characteristics of Swahili, Wa'Nyamwezi, and Wa'Kamba porters — Selecting trade goods — Provisions—Arms and ammunition—The ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the South African Bantu Language: Comprising Those by J. Torrend (1891)
"NB What renders particularly interesting this tendency in Nyamwezi, Yao, and, as we shall see further on, in Sagara and Gogo, to weaken consonants after ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"Thus Ki- Nyamwezi is the language spoken by the Wa-Nyamwezi, which people dwell in the country called U-Nyamwezi, one of them being a M'Nyamwezi or ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1861)
"habitants of U-nyamwezi is M'-nyamwezi in the singular, and \Va-nyamwezi in the ... Several years ago I arrived at the root Nyamwezi by a different process. ..."

5. The Isizulu: A Revised Edition of a Grammar of the Zulu Language; with an by Lewis Grout (1893)
"Here, too, as in Zulu, the adjective follows the word it qualifies. Its prepositions and conjunctions are few. 4. The Nyamwezi Language Is spoken at ..."

6. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1862)
"With reference to the derivation of the designation " Mountains of the Moon " from the name of the country, U-Nyamwezi, in the •vicinity of those lakes, ..."

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