gĩcagi

KikuyuEdit

PronunciationEdit

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a disyllabic stem, together with ndaka, and so on.

NounEdit

gĩcagi 7 (plural icagi)

  1. an untidy, sprawling agglomeration of homesteads built by a mixed group of people from different clans or sub-clans[2]
  2. a new village[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.
  2. 2.0 2.1 cagi” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 43. Oxford: Clarendon Press.