- Swahili, from Arabic 'abūnā, our father : 'abū, bound form of 'ab, father; see אb in Semitic roots + -nā, our. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Formerly [in the Congo Free State] an ordinary white man was merely called 'bwana' or 'Mzunga'; now the merest insect of a pale face earns the title of 'bwana Mkubwa' [big master].”
“Sponsor: Try SquareSpace free for 14 days, use the code "bwana" to save 10\% on the life of the account”
“Today at 16: 59.20 (1 hour ago) umno must have got the inspiration for "ketuanan" from the Swahili term 'bwana' meaning”
“\par "Geez, this is worse than the jungle drums in those old 'bwana' vids," Becker complained.”
“Call me bwana," he laughed, boat shoes slapping the concrete path.”
“I was assured by a man ducking next to me, They do not want your life, bwana.”
“Me - ‘err ok – you da bwana …’ all true … my ancestors were right, ‘white man speaks with forked tongue …’ on March 18, 2010 at 9: 19 pm Bob”
“Please proceed to the main salon where bwana is waiting to greet you.”
“All these words were as foreign to me as, say, gesundheit, roti canai, bwana, merde or halal.”
“On the surface it's a bwana pulp adventure, but the heart of the story, if you'll excuse that expression today, is the relationship between Tarzan and Jane.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘bwana’.
mostly from magoosh
Vocabulary building for my quest of GRE 2013
Looking for tweets for bwana.