-ku

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay -ku, from ku, shortened form of aku, from Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ku

  1. me (direct object of a verb)
  2. me (object of a preposition)
  3. me (indirect object of a verb)
  4. my (belonging to me)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ku, shortened form of aku, from Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ku (Jawi spelling -کو, Informal, rough even towards older people)

  1. me (direct object of a verb)
    Dia memarahiku.
    He scolded me.
  2. me (object of a preposition)
    Dia pergi denganku.
    He went with me.
  3. me (indirect object of a verb)
  4. my (belonging to me)
    Ini rumahku.
    This is my house.

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Maori[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ku

  1. Used in contractions with particles of possession to mean me

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Quechua[edit]

Not to be confused with -nku

Suffix[edit]

-ku

  1. Reflexive. To or for oneself.
    mayllay (to wash something) → mayllakuy (to wash oneself)