-ku

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay -ku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ku, from Proto-Austronesian *ku.

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-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)

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Makasar[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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-ku (possessive suffix, Lontara spelling ᨀᨘ)

  1. my
  2. our (first person plural exclusive)

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Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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-ku (Jawi spelling -کو‎) (informal)

  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, -yku

Suffix[edit]

-ku

  1. Reflexive. To or for oneself.
    mayllay (to wash something)mayllakuy (to wash oneself)
    rantiy (to buy something)rantikuy (to buy something for oneself)