Kavu- (Adverb) [ kaa-vuu ]
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|Meaning : Only (as in a count... usually of money)|
Use : Walikuwa mtu mbili kavu = They were only two people
Related to: Counting
Spelling variation: -
Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:Derived from Swahili word "Kavu" that means "dry"
Kavu - (Noun) - [ ka-voo ]
|Meaning : Thousand|
Use : Hiyo rodhi ni kavu mbili = That pair of trousers is 2,000
Period: Late 2000
Related to: Money
Synonyms: Tenga, Thao,
Area of origin : Gikosh
Etymology:Possibly a play of the Sheng word "Kavu" which also means "only" hence used as usually refered to in money terms "one thousand ONLY"