susu

See also: Susu, süsü, and šūšu

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Possibly from West African Igbo or Yoruba isusu / esusu.[1]

NounEdit

susu ‎(plural susus)

  1. (finance) Informal money pooling scheme
    • 2011, Tamara Mose Brown, Raising Brooklyn: Nannies, Childcare, and Caribbeans Creating Community, NYU Press (ISBN 9780814791424), page 128
      Irene empathized with her susu members as immigrants who were earning low wages in New York, but there appeared to be some socioeconomic advantages to being an organizer that she was not acknowledging. Those organizers, like ...
    • 2004, Mr. Rodolphe Blavy, Mr. Anupam Basu, Dr. Murat  Yülek, Microfinance in Africa: Experience and Lessons From Selected African Countries, International Monetary Fund (ISBN 9781451904024), page 9
      Building on Informal Sector Savings and Credit Mechanisms: The Example of the Ghana Susu System The informal credit sector has been very active in Ghana and covers a range of activities known as susu, including individual savings ...

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sasha Abramsky Newcomers Savings and Loan October 22, 2000 New York Times

ChamorroEdit

EweEdit

NounEdit

susu

  1. idea
  2. thought

VerbEdit

susu

  1. to think

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay susu, from Proto-Malayic *susu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *susu, from Proto-Austronesian *susu.

NounEdit

susu

  1. (uncountable) milk
    Aku minum segelas susu setiap hari.
  2. (colloquial, vulgar) breasts (of a woman)
    Kecil sekali susunya!

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

susu

  1. to breastfeed
    Ibu itu sedang menyusui anaknya.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

susu

  1. rōmaji reading of すす

JavaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *susu, from Proto-Austronesian *susu.

NounEdit

susu

  1. (uncountable) milk
    Aku ngombe sagelas susu saben dina.
    I drink a glass of milk everyday.
  2. (colloquial, vulgar) breasts (of a woman)
    Cilik banget susune!
    So small, her breasts are

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

nusu
na- +‎ susu

VerbEdit

  1. To suckle.
    Kêbo nusu gudhèl. (proverb):
    A buffalo suckles a calf. (an oldman learns from the youngster):
    Wong wadon iku nembe nyusoni anake. (passive voice):
    That woman is being suckled her child.

KapampanganEdit

NounEdit

susu

  1. breast

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *susu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *susu, from Proto-Austronesian *susu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

susu

  1. milk
  2. (less used) breast (female organ)

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

susu

  1. to breastfeed

SamoanEdit

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay susu, from Proto-Malayic *susu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *susu, from Proto-Austronesian *susu.

NounEdit

susu

  1. milk

Related termsEdit

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