aku

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See also: Aku, āku, and āķu

Banjarese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

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]


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-Sunda-Sulawesi *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)

Igbo[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈkʊ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ku

Noun[edit]

aku

  1. wealth

Indonesian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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. Compare Maori aku, Malagasy aho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

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

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

Usage notes[edit]

Synonyms[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-Sunda-Sulawesi *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-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

See also[edit]


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-Sunda-Sulawesi *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)

Moronene[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bungku-Tolaki *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *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-Sunda-Sulawesi *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)

Sasak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *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)

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)