higo

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

higo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひご

Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hinde (1904) records higo as an equivalent of English kidney in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also Swahili figo etc. as its equivalents.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 3 with a disyllabic stem, together with kĩhaato, mbembe, kiugo, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

Noun[edit]

higo class 9/10 (plural higo)

  1. kidney

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 34–35. 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.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish figo, from Latin fīcum, singular accusative of fīcus (fig, fig tree).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

higo m (plural higos)

  1. fig (fruit)
  2. (colloquial) snatch, pussy (vagina)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Classical Nahuatl: īcox

See also[edit]


Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Proto-Finnic *hiki.

Noun[edit]

higo

  1. sweat, perspiration

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of higo
nominative sing. higo
genitive sing. higon
partitive sing. higod
partitive plur. higoid
singular plural
nominative higo higod
accusative higon higod
genitive higon higoiden
partitive higod higoid
essive-instructive higon higoin
translative higoks higoikš
inessive higos higoiš
elative higospäi higoišpäi
illative  ? higoihe
adessive higol higoil
ablative higolpäi higoilpäi
allative higole higoile
abessive higota higoita
comitative higonke higoidenke
prolative higodme higoidme
approximative I higonno higoidenno
approximative II higonnoks higoidennoks
egressive higonnopäi higoidennopäi
terminative I  ? higoihesai
terminative II higolesai higoilesai
terminative III higossai
additive I  ? higoihepäi
additive II higolepäi higoilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “пот”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika