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VerbEdit

tombo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of tombar

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtombo/
  • Hyphenation: tom‧bo

NounEdit

tombo (accusative singular tombon, plural tomboj, accusative plural tombojn)

  1. tomb, grave, sepulchre

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto tombo, from English tomb, French tombe, Italian tomba, Spanish tumba, from Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβα (túmba).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tombo (plural tombi)

  1. tomb, grave
  2. tombstone

Derived termsEdit

  • tombeyo (graveyard, cemetery)

KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 4 with a disyllabic stem, together with kĩng'ang'i, ngũkũ, kĩeha, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

NounEdit

tombo class 14 (plural matombo)

  1. brain

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 8–9. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.
  • “tombo” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 458. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from tombar.

NounEdit

tombo m (plural tombos)

  1. tumble; fall
  2. an inventory of real estate

VerbEdit

tombo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of tombar

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

tombo m (plural tombos)

  1. (slang) cop