Definition of tambala in English:
noun (plural same or tambalas)
A monetary unit of Malawi, equal to one hundredth of a kwacha.
- Such fuel price hikes spell doom for a poor villager who has to add a few more tambalas when buying paraffin.
- The Reserve Bank of Malawi on November 11 issued a new series of 20 tambala and 50 tambala coins.
- He was about seven years old, dressed in rags and begging for tambalas in the local market.
from Nyanja, literally 'cockerel'.
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