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 1100 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.