KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

rema (to disobey) +‎ -ũo (-passive)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

remwo (infinitive kũremwo)

  1. (followed by ) to be unable
    remwondũũgo egwatagia nja ĩrĩ mahiga.
    He who fails to dance the jumping warrior dance attributes his failure to stones on the field.

Derived termsEdit

(Proverbs)

ReferencesEdit

  • “rema” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.