nama

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Etymology

An old Chadic borrowing (also attested as Gwandara nama, Ngas nam) from Benue-Congo, cognate to Tyap nam, Lela nəmə, Proto-Bantu *ǹɲàmà.

Noun

nāmā̀ m (plural nāmū or nāmōmī, possessed form nāmàn)

  1. meat
  2. wild animal

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