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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

iru (uncountable)

  1. A West African condiment made from fermented locust beans.

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

iru

  1. imperative of iri

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

iru

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いる

KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

iru class 5 (plural maru)

  1. knee[2][3]

Derived termsEdit

(Proverbs)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 34–35. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2. ^ Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. London: Oxford University Press. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).
  3. ^ Muiru, David N. (2007). Wĩrute Gĩgĩkũyũ: Marĩtwa Ma Gĩgĩkũyũ Mataũrĩtwo Na Gĩthũngũ, pp. 11, 34.

Old SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

PronounEdit

iru

  1. her

DeclensionEdit