Origin of the name BARASA.
the name BARASA.
Meaning of the baby name BARASA.
Luyia name meaning "rum." In Nigeria, this is a name
sometimes given to someone
born on a Saturday.
... The matter about which I am
speaking with my mouth, write it; it is as if it is done by my hand; it
is not a long matter, it is about barasa (rum), barasa, barasa,
barasa,—it has ruined my country, it has ruined my own people very
much, it has made our people become mad! I have given a law that
no one dares buy or sell it, and any one who is found selling it, his
house is to be eaten up (plundered); any one found drunk will be
(Comrades in Service, Burton, 1915)