aku

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See also: akū, Aku, Akụ, āku, and āķu

Banjarese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Brooke's Point Palawano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ʔakúʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

  1. I (personal pronoun)

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A reduction of akumulaator, ultimately from Latin accumulātor.

Noun[edit]

aku (genitive aku, partitive akut)

  1. battery, cell, accumulator

Declension[edit]


Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *aku- (interval, to mix), from Proto-Eskimo *akuv- (between, to mix). Compare akunneq (interval) and akulaaq (crotch).

Noun[edit]

aku (plural akut)

  1. ingredient
  2. estuary, mouth of a river

Further reading[edit]


Guaraní[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aku

  1. hot

Hadza[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Question word[edit]

aku

  1. what kind?, which?

Related terms[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aku

  1. bonito, skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)

Particle[edit]

aku

  1. direction away from the speaker, away
  2. soon, later, earlier, last (week, year, etc.)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mai and aku may change the meaning of the verb:
    aʻo mai (to learn)aʻo aku (to teach)
    kūʻai mai (to buy)kūʻai aku (to sell)

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay aku, from Classical Malay aku, from Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku. Compare Maori aku, Malagasy aho. Doublet of daku.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

aku (first-person singular pronoun, referring to the speaker)

  1. I, me
    Aku sedang lapar.I am hungry.
    Dia memarahi aku.He scolded me.
  2. my (belonging to me)
    Kucing aku hitam.My cat is black.

Usage notes[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

aku

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あく

Jarai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ikuR, from Proto-Austronesian *ikuR

Noun[edit]

aku (classifier ƀĕ)

  1. tail

Javanese[edit]

Javanese register set
ꦏꦿꦩꦲꦤ꧀ꦝꦥ꧀ (krama andhap): adalem
ꦏꦿꦩ (krama): kula
ꦔꦺꦴꦏꦺꦴ (ngoko): aku

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku (personal pronoun, informal, Java spelling ꦲꦏꦸ, krama kula)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
    Aku lagi mangan.Aku lagi mangan.I am eating.
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

Synonyms[edit]


Kabishiana[edit]

Noun[edit]

äḳu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Merritt Ruhlen, The Origin of Language: Tracing the Evolution of the Mother Tongue (1996, →ISBN

Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ʔakúʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Karo Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aku f

  1. accusative singular form of aka
  2. instrumental singular form of aka
  3. genitive plural form of aka

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aku/
  • Rhymes: -aku, -ku, -u
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

aku (Jawi spelling اکو‎)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
    Aku orang itu.
    I am that person.
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
    Ini aku.
    This is me.
  5. my (belonging to me)
    Ini beg aku.
    This is my bag.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Should not be used when speaking to anyone who is elder or of a higher status.

Synonyms[edit]

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *au, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *au, from Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.
Cognate with Indonesian aku, Malagasy aho, Tagalog ako.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

  1. my (when talking of more than one thing)
    Ko aku tīpuna ērā.Those are my grandparents.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

A possessive determiner which must be followed by a noun, unlike āku and ōku. This is the neutral or informal form and is not governed by the a and o categories. It cannot be stressed, in which case either āku or ōku must be used, depending on the category of the noun.

References[edit]

  • aku” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Mmen[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aku

  1. forest

Further reading[edit]


Mori Bawah[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bungku-Tolaki *ku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Moronene[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bungku-Tolaki *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Sasak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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

Tokelauan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ku/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ku

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qa-ku. Cognates include Maori āku.

Pronoun[edit]

a aku

  1. (alienable) mine
See also[edit]

Determiner[edit]

aku

  1. (alienable) my
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *haku. Cognates include Hawaiian aʻu and Samoan a'u.

Noun[edit]

aku

  1. needlefish of the genus Strongylura

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 10

Totoli[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

aku

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