See also: Muti, mutí, mūti, mǔtǐ, muṯi, and mut'i

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Zulu umuthi (shrub, tree, medicine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

muti (countable and uncountable, plural mutis)

  1. (South Africa) Traditional African medicine. [from 19th c.]
    • 1978, André Brink, Rumours of Rain, Vintage 2000, p. 179:
      The witchdoctor shop with its muti, its vulture eggs, the skins and hair and nails and horns and unmentionable excretions, its useless whorl of incense; and the Indian owner glaring at one like a dark wooden mask.
    • 2012, Nadine Gordimer, No Time Like the Present, Bloomsbury 2013, p. 300:
      Lekota's handing on a plate ammunition against himself, scrapping our genuine African herb medicine, Affirmative Action, that national muti.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

muti

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive form of mutar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of mutar
  3. third-person singular imperative form of mutar

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

muti

  1. genitive singular of mutt

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

muti

  1. masculine plural of muto

VerbEdit

muti

  1. second-person singular present of mutare
  2. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive of mutare
  3. third-person singular imperative of mutare

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mūtī

  1. nominative masculine plural of mūtus
  2. genitive masculine singular of mūtus
  3. genitive neuter singular of mūtus
  4. vocative masculine plural of mūtus

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

muti f

  1. accusative singular form of mute
  2. instrumental singular form of mute

MwaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀tɪ́.

NounEdit

muti 3 (plural miuti)

  1. tree

Old PrussianEdit

NounEdit

muti

  1. Alternative form of mūti

PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀tɪ́.

NounEdit

múti 3 (plural míti 4)

  1. tree

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ShonaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀tɪ́.

NounEdit

mutí 3 (plural mití 4)

  1. tree
  2. medicine
    Synonym: mushonga

SicilianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

muti

  1. plural of mutu