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KikuyuEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mòìtèɾèɾɔ̀ꜜ/
As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a tetrasyllabic stem.
  • (Kiambu)

NounEdit

mũitĩrĩro class 3 (plural mĩitĩrĩro)

  1. rafter[2]
    Synonym: mũratho
  2. giraffe[2][3]
    Synonym: ndũiga

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.
  2. 2.0 2.1 itĩrĩro” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 192. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  3. ^ Leakey, L. S. B. (1977). The Southern Kikuyu before 1903, v. I, p. 450. →ISBN