ji-

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *(d)i ̹-.

Prefix[edit]

ji- (plural ma-)

  1. The prefix for noun class 5.
    1. Forms augmentatives.

Usage notes[edit]

Generally, noun class 5 has no prefix, in which case ma- is prefixed to the word instead of replacing ji-.

See also[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English she- as in "she-ass", "she-bear", "she-bitch", "she-goat", "she-wolf", "She-Ra".

Prefix[edit]

ji-

  1. Used to specify female gender.

Derived terms[edit]