|Meaning : Young person (usually a man)|
Use : Ala? Mwana ame enda wapi? = Hey! Where has the conductor gone?
Period: Early 90's
Spelling variation: -
Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:Whereas this is a derivative of Kiswahili word of the same meaning. It is common in Matatu parlance... it is the word that was used to refer to conductors in the early '90s