"Maembe"

Translation:Mangoes

August 4, 2017

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What is the singular?

August 4, 2017

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Embe.

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"Embe", the singular of "maembe", is an early borrowing from an Indo-Iranian language. Some examples of Indo-Iranian cognate words related to "embe" are Marathi "आंबा" (āmbā) and Hindustani "आम/آم‎" (ām), from Sanskrit "आम्र" (āmra), and Persian "انبه"‎ (anbe).

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