Meaning: Bullet(s)

Origin: Unknown


Use: Kuna dingo ame bamba na mahindi = There is a thief that has been caught in possession of bullets

Period: Unknown

Synonyms: Mbembe Rithe

Pronounciation: (Noun) [ ma-hee-ndee ]

Relate: Mtoo Bunde

Variations: -

History: Derived from Swahili word "Mahindi" which is the plural for maize ("hindi" singular). This name originated in the early 90s when bullets started become very cheap and were easily available to the extent that they were (and still are) sold in kilos akin to a maize market hence the name.

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