Open main menu

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كُنْيَة(kunya).

NounEdit

kunya (plural kunyas)

  1. An epithet in Arabic names, typically deriving from the name of the bearer's first-born son.

HypernymsEdit


HausaEdit

NounEdit

kunyā̀ f (possessed form kunyàr̃)

  1. shame, embarrassment
  2. modesty

NounEdit

kunyā f (plural kunyōyī, possessed form kunyar̃)

  1. (agriculture) row (between ridges)

KikuyuEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kunya (infinitive gũkunya)

  1. to pinch[1]

Derived termsEdit

(Nouns)

(Proverbs)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 362. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).