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

  

MCHUMBA.  Unisex.  African Swahili name, meaning "sweetheart."

... On the fourth day, the wali sings the following song to the sekilozi, partly to feign a quarrel, partly to assure the mchumba (sweetheart) that in the event of marriage the household goods will be forthcoming.

"I have been given a spoon: "Aha mwiko kinkigwa ni tale:
You have none.   Hada ukakaa, kahana wako.
My stirring spoon, etc. Mamdemi mlasi wangu kinkwa ni tale
Hada ukakaa kahan chako."

(Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, v.25, 1896)

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