See also: Fundi and fundí

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a Nguni language; compare Zulu umfundisi (teacher).

NounEdit

fundi (plural fundis)

  1. (South Africa, Zimbabwe) expert, guru, maven
    • 1972, The Rhodesia Science News, Vol. 6, p. 358:
      Alas I our small office staff boasted no bird fundi and the bird remained unindentified.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

fundi

  1. plural of fundus

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Nguni language; compare Zulu umfundisi (teacher).

NounEdit

fundi (plural fundis)

  1. expert, buff

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

fundi

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive form of fundar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of fundar
  3. third-person singular imperative form of fundar

EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

fundi (present fundas, past fundis, future fundos, conditional fundus, volitive fundu)

  1. to found

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

fundi

  1. indefinite dative singular of fundur
  2. indefinite accusative plural of fundur

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fundī

  1. present passive infinitive of fundō

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

fundi

  1. first-person singular preterite of fundir

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Swahili -funza.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

fundi (ma class, plural mafundi)

  1. craftsman; artisan

Derived termsEdit