Tambala definition

täm-bälə
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A unit of currency in Malawi equal to1100 of the kwacha.
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A monetary unit of Malawi, equal to1100 of a kwacha.
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Malawi's minor currency unit, a hundredth of a kwacha.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tambala
Plural:
tambalas

Origin of tambala

  • Perhaps from Chewa or Nyanja cockerels

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Chichewa tambala (“rooster"), after the rooster that appeared on the original coins in this denomination.

    From Wiktionary