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NounEdit

karibu

  1. caribou

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of karibu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative karibu karibut
genitive karibun karibujen
partitive karibua karibuja
illative karibuun karibuihin
singular plural
nominative karibu karibut
accusative nom. karibu karibut
gen. karibun
genitive karibun karibujen
partitive karibua karibuja
inessive karibussa karibuissa
elative karibusta karibuista
illative karibuun karibuihin
adessive karibulla karibuilla
ablative karibulta karibuilta
allative karibulle karibuille
essive karibuna karibuina
translative karibuksi karibuiksi
instructive karibuin
abessive kaributta karibuitta
comitative karibuineen

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَرِيب(qarīb). The sense "you're welcome" is a Calque of English you're welcome.

InterjectionEdit

karibu (plural karibuni)

  1. welcome!
  2. come in!
  3. you're welcome! (response to being thanked)

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AdverbEdit

karibu

  1. near

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