ku-

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ku-, from ku, shortened form of aku, from Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ku-

  1. I (personal pronoun)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ku, shortened form of aku, from Proto-Malayic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *aku, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aku, from Proto-Austronesian *aku.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ku- (Jawi spelling کو-, Informal, rough even towards older people)

  1. I (personal pronoun)
    Kutahu.
    I know.

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Swahili[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • kw- (before a vowel)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ku-.

Prefix[edit]

ku-

  1. The prefix for noun class 15 denoting verbal infinitives.
    ku- + -fanya = kufanya (to do)
    ku- + -soma = kusoma (to read)
  2. The prefix for noun class 17 denoting a locative that implies movement or indeterminate position.

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Taos[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ku-

  1. (transitive) Second-person singular subject + third person duoplural object.

Zulu[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ku- (basic noun prefix)

  1. Basic (augmentless) form of uku-

Prefix[edit]

ku- (subject concord)

  1. it (class 15, class 17)

Prefix[edit]

-ku- (object concord)

  1. you (singular), thee
  2. it (class 15, class 17)

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