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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

higo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひご

KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Hinde (1904) records higo as an equivalent of English kidney in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also Swahili figo etc. as its equivalents.[1]

PronunciationEdit

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 3 with a disyllabic stem, together with kĩhaato, mbembe, kiugo, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

NounEdit

higo class 9/10 (plural higo)

  1. kidney

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 34–35. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2. ^ 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.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish figo, from Latin fīcum, singular accusative of fīcus (fig, fig tree). Cognate with English fig.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

higo m (plural higos)

  1. fig (fruit)
  2. (colloquial) snatch, pussy (vagina)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Classical Nahuatl: hīcox, īcox

See alsoEdit


VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Proto-Finnic *hiki.

NounEdit

higo

  1. sweat, perspiration

InflectionEdit

Inflection of higo
nominative sing. higo
genitive sing. higon
partitive sing. higod
partitive plur. higoid
singular plural
nominative higo higod
accusative higon higod
genitive higon higoiden
partitive higod higoid
essive-instructive higon higoin
translative higoks higoikš
inessive higos higoiš
elative higospäi higoišpäi
illative ? higoihe
adessive higol higoil
ablative higolpäi higoilpäi
allative higole higoile
abessive higota higoita
comitative higonke higoidenke
prolative higodme higoidme
approximative I higonno higoidenno
approximative II higonnoks higoidennoks
egressive higonnopäi higoidennopäi
terminative I ? higoihesai
terminative II higolesai higoilesai
terminative III higossai
additive I ? higoihepäi
additive II higolepäi higoilepäi

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “пот”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika