What is another word for nyamwezi?

3 synonyms found


[ nˈa͡ɪɐmwˌɛzi], [ nˈa‍ɪɐmwˌɛzi], [ n_ˈaɪ__ɐ_m_w_ˌɛ_z_i]

Nyamwezi is a term used to describe an ethnic group located in central Tanzania. The term nyamwezi is derived from the Swahili word "Nyaamwezi," which means "people of the moon." However, there are different synonyms that are used to refer to this ethnic community, depending on the context. Some of the synonyms for nyamwezi include Wanyamwezi, which means "people of the moon," and Wanyamshendanu, which means "people who scatter like ants." Other synonyms used to describe this community include Wanyaturu and Wanyantuzu. Regardless of the synonym used, Nyamwezi people have a unique culture and heritage that has contributed to their rich history and diverse traditions.

Related words: Nyamwezi language, Nyamwezi people, Nyamweziland, Nyamwezi language and culture, Nyamwezi food

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    There is no one word that adequately describes the nyamwezi. Widely dispersed across East Africa, these people have a culture and history all their own. At its heart, nyamwezi culture is built around the rhythm of life - the seasons, the rains, the hunter and gatherer way of life. But nyamwezi also practise a form of Shamanism that centres around powerful healing rituals.

    The nyamwezi are a peaceful people. However, when threatened or attacked, they can be fierce warriors.

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