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Origin and Meaning of Assegai

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun As"se*gai
Same as Assagai.
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  1. The slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa

From French azagaie (now zagaie) or Portuguese azagaia, Spanish azagaya, from colloquial Arabic اَلزَّغَايَة (az-zaḡāya), from Proto-Berber *zaġāya (“spear”).

  1. A slim hardwood spear or javelin with an iron tip, especially those used by Bantu peoples of Southern Africa.
  2. The tree species Curtisia dentata, the wood of which is traditionally used to make assegais.

Fun Facts about the name Assegai

  • How unique is the name Assegai? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Assegai was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Assegai: Your name in reverse order is Iagessa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gssaaie. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Assegai born Oct 17, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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