Swahililand etymology

English word Swahililand comes from English Swahili, English -land

Detailed word origin of Swahililand

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Swahili English (eng) An agglutinative language widely spoken in East Africa. Born of the hybridization of the Arabic and Bantu cultures, it was the language of the traders in East Africa, and spread along the routes of trade.
-land English (eng) Used to form the name of a sphere of activity or interaction.. Used to form the name of a territory, country, or region.
Swahililand English (eng) The region along the coast of East Africa where Swahili is spoken.

Words with the same origin as Swahililand

Descendants of Swahili
Afrihili Engsh Sheng dengue fever
Descendants of -land
Aggieland Bechuanaland Chinkland Facebookland Fireland Germanland Gondwanaland Igboland Italian Somaliland Jewland Lapland Laplandic Maoriland Meyerland Naziland Onionland Somaliland Summerland Switzerland Vacationland movieland slumberland slumland techland