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KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Hinde (1904) records ingi and ingishi as equivalents of English fly in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also “Ulu dialect” (spoken then from Machakos to coastal area) of Kamba ingi, “Nganyawa dialect” (spoken then in Kitui District) of Kamba inji, and Swahili inzi (pl. mainzi) as their equivalents[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ngi class 9/10 (plural ngi)

  1. fly (insect)

Derived termsEdit

(Proverbs)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 24–25. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.