A unit of currency in Malawi equal to1100 of the kwacha.
A monetary unit of Malawi, equal to1100 of a kwacha.
Other Word Forms
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.