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Origin of the name DUMISA.
Etymology of the name DUMISA.
Meaning of the baby name DUMISA.

  

DUMISA.  African Zulu.  From the vocabulary word dumisa, meaning "extol, revere, honour, worship, thunder, venerate, reverence." (A Kafir-English Dictionary of the Zulu-Kafir Language, Perrin, 1855).  Also see Dumisani.

"A few weeks since I spent a night at the great kraal of Dumisa, a powerful old chief, twenty miles inland from here, who is said to have obtained his power by his prowess as a hunter, in the days when elephants and lions were the terror of the people..." (Missionary Herald, at Home and Abroad, v.69, 1873)

DUMISA, caus. fr.  1. To make or cause a noise or sound; to become very loud or noisy, as of loud thundering;2. To honor; to speak highly of; to speak with much respect of, as: wa m dumisa umlungu wake, i.e.: he spoke much in praise of his civilized master;3. To recite the honors or praises of others, especially of people of former ages. (A Zulu-Kafir Dictionary, Döhne, 1857).

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