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"Ishirini na mbili"

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July 24, 2018

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Ishirini comes from Arabic عِشْرِينَ‎ (ʿišrīna), the genitive-accusative case of عِشْرُونَ‎ (ʿišrūna, "twenty"), while -wili (here inflected as mbili) comes from Proto-Bantu *-bɪ̀dɪ́, and is cognate of Zulu -bilí and Xhosa -biní.

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