iniũrũ

KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Hinde (1904) records inyürro as an equivalent of English nose in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also Kamba inyu as its equivalent[1].

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

iniũrũ class 5 (plural maniũrũ)

  1. nose[3]

HolonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

(Proverbs)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 42–43. 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.
  3. ^ iniũrũ” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 282. Oxford: Clarendon Press.