According with this, the word "badala" is also used as an adjective or a noun.
From Arabic بَدَل (badal).
Non-Bantu adjective that allows for class declension and concord with its nouns.
badala (plural badala) (class 9/10)
1) substitute, replacement
From Wiktionary: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/badala
March 21, 2017