mũgendi

KikuyuEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mòɣɛ̀ⁿdìꜜ/
As for Tonal Class, Armstrong (1940) classifies this term into moondo class which includes mũndũ, huko, igego, igoti, inooro, irigũ, irũa, kĩbaata, kĩmũrĩ, kũgũrũ, mũciĩ, mũgeni, mũri, mwaki (fire), ndaka, ndigiri, njagathi, njogu, Mũrĩmi (man's name), etc.[1] Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a disyllabic stem, together with ndaka, and so on.

NounEdit

mũgendi 1 (plural agendi)

  1. traveller
    Synonym: mũthii

Derived termsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).
  • gendi” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.