iru

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See also: īru

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

iru (uncountable)

  1. A West African condiment made from fermented locust beans.

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

iru

  1. imperative of iri

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

iru

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いる

Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hinde (1904) records iru as an equivalent of English knee in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also Kamba iyu as its equivalent[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iru class 5 (plural maru)

  1. knee[2][3]

Derived terms[edit]

(Proverbs)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 34–35. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2. ^ Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu. London: Oxford University Press. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).
  3. ^ Muiru, David N. (2007). Wĩrute Gĩgĩkũyũ: Marĩtwa Ma Gĩgĩkũyũ Mataũrĩtwo Na Gĩthũngũ, pp. 11, 34.

Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun[edit]

iru

  1. her

Declension[edit]