jiko

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See also: jikō

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swahili jiko.

Noun[edit]

jiko (plural jikos)

  1. (East Africa) A portable stove of the type common in Africa.

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jiko

  1. Rōmaji transcription of じこ

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jiko (ma class, plural majiko, meko)

  1. stove
  2. fireplace
  3. cooker
  4. kitchen

Usage notes[edit]

The sense "kitchen" is usually referred to in the locative form jikoni.


Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From N- (nominalizer) +‎ ciko (crooked, bent), cognate with Sahu ji'o (bay). However, compare also Proto-Austronesian *sikux (elbow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jiko

  1. corner
  2. (geography) bay, gulf, bight
  3. elbow

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh