Nyanja

noun
Nyan·​ja | \ ˈnyanjə \
plural Nyanja or Nyanjas

Definition of Nyanja

1a : a people of Nyasaland who live chiefly around Lake Nyasa, the lower shores of the Shire river, and Lake Shirwa
b : a member of such people
2 : a Bantu language of the Nyanja people

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“Nyanja.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nyanja. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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