kunya

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See also: kunþa

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كُنْيَة(kunya).

Noun[edit]

kunya (plural kunyas)

  1. An epithet in Arabic names, typically deriving from the name of the bearer's first-born son.

Hypernyms[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

kunyā̀ f (possessed form kunyàr̃)

  1. shame, embarrassment
  2. modesty

Noun[edit]

kunyā f (plural kunyōyī, possessed form kunyar̃)

  1. (agriculture) row (between ridges)

Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kunya (infinitive gũkunya)

  1. to pinch[1]

Derived terms[edit]

(Nouns)

(Proverbs)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 362. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).