Nyasa

adjective
Ny·​asa | \(ˈ)nī¦asə, nēˈa-, ˈnya-\

Definition of Nyasa 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Nyasaland (Malawi) Nyasa Africans Nyasa Europeans

2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of Nyasaland

Nyasa

noun
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plural Nyasas also Nyasa

Definition of Nyasa (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of Nyasaland (Malawi)

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History and Etymology for Nyasa

Adjective

from Nyasaland, southeastern Africa

Noun

from Nyasaland, southeastern Africa

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