kiugo

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Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from kuuga (to say).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kiugo class 7 (plural ciugo)

  1. word

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ kiugo” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 540. Oxford: Clarendon 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.