- As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 5 with a tetrasyllabic stem, together with kĩgorogoru, kĩĩhutaatĩ, and so on.
gathĩrĩthĩrĩ class 12 (plural tũthĩrĩthĩrĩ)
- something that is long and thin
- “thĩrĩthĩrĩ” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 522. Oxford: Clarendon Press.