a monetary unit of Malawi, equal to of a kwacha
Origin of tambalaliterally , rooster, in a Bantu language of Malawi
A unit of currency in Malawi equal to 1/100 of the kwacha.
Origin of tambalaPerhaps from Chewa or Nyanja, cockerels.
From Chichewa tambala (“rooster"), after the rooster that appeared on the original coins in this denomination.