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"Elfu kumi"

Translation:Ten thousand

April 1, 2017

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    Etymology: From Arabic أَلْف (ʾalf).

    Numeral

    elfu (invariable)

    (cardinal) thousand

    kumi (invariable)

    (cardinal) ten

    April 1, 2017

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    Kumi is of Bantu origin, and is cognate with Xhosa shumi and Zulu ishumi.

    July 26, 2018
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