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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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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

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LatvianEdit

NounEdit

muti f

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

MwaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀tɪ́.

NounEdit

muti class 3 (plural miuti)

  1. tree

Old PrussianEdit

NounEdit

muti

  1. Alternative form of mūti

PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀tɪ́.

NounEdit

múti class 3 (plural míti class 4)

  1. tree

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ShonaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀tɪ́.

NounEdit

muti class 3

  1. tree

SicilianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

muti

  1. plural of mutu