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KikuyuEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kàmɛ̀ːmɛ̀(ꜜ)/
The first e of the stem is pronounced long.[1]
As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a disyllabic stem, together with ndaka, and so on.

NounEdit

kameme class 12 (plural tũmeme)

  1. radio[1]
  2. wireless set[1]
  3. gramophone[1]
  4. loudspeaker[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 “meme1” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 255. Oxford: Clarendon Press.