Swahili Braiding Terms

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Here are a few braiding related terms in Kiswahili (Swahili).  If you'd like to learn more for free, visit the Kamusi Project.
 
hair unyele (plural nyele), unywele (plural nywele)
grey hair (canities) mvi
head kichwa
comb kitana
hair wax, hair grease bedani, behedani
oil uto
braids (of hair, plural) kikoto, mashore
braid (of hair, singular) shore
dreadlocks mavunga ya mashungi (? not sure, but it means bundled locks of hair)
locks (of hair) mashungi
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