mũthigiti

KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swahili msikiti,[1] ultimately from Arabic مَسْجِد(masjid).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mòðìɣítì(ꜜ)/
As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 3 with a trisyllabic stem, together with kĩgokora, mbarĩki, thimiti, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

NounEdit

mũthigiti 3 (plural mĩthigiti)

  1. mosque

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ thigiti” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 508. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  2. ^ 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.