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KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Hinde (1904) records kutinnia as an equivalent of English cut in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu.[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tinia (infinitive gũtinia)

  1. to sever, to cut (off)

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 16–17. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 363. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).
  • Barlow, A. Ruffell (1960). Studies in Kikuyu Grammar and Idiom, p. 68.