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Meaning : A class (of a school session)
Word use : Nainga olaso ya mao = I am going for the mathematics class
Word period: Late 60's
Word related to: School
Word synonyms: Oladho
Meaning clarification: One has to be careful with the context as the same word means two related but different things.


Word Origin : Ololo
Histo ya word.
From English word "Class" but given the typical late 60s, early 70s Sheng prefix "o" as was common in the Kaloleni area of Nairobi whereat the major tribe was the Luo from whom the "o" suffix is common.

Olaso - (Noun) - [ O-la-soh ]


Meaning : Classroom
Word use : Roof ya olaso yetu ina leak = Our classroom's roof is leaking
Word period: Late 60's
Word related to: School
Word synonyms: DaroDachOdaro

Word Origin : Ololo
Histo ya word.
From English word "Class" but given the typical late 60s, early 70s Sheng prefix "o" as was common in the Kaloleni area of Nairobi whereat the major tribe was the Luo from whom the "o" suffix is common.

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