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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
Period: Unknown
Related to: Counting
Synonyms: Loso
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: TengaThao

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"

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