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The penultimate e is pronounced long.[3]
As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 5 with a disyllabic stem, together with njege, and so on.


mũcege 3 (plural mĩcege)

  1. blackjack, hairy beggarticks, cobbler's pegs (Bidens pilosa)[3][2][1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Terry, P.J. and R.W. Michieka (1987). Common weeds of East Africa/Magugu ya Afrika Mashariki, p. 30. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kamau, Loice Njeri and Peter Mathiu Mbaabu and James Mucunu Mbaria and Peter Karuri Gathumbi and Stephen Gitahi Kiama (2016). "Ethnobotanical survey and threats to medicinal plants traditionally used for the management of human diseases in Nyeri County, Kenya", p. 5.
  3. 3.0 3.1 cege” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 51. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  4. ^ Mugu, Muturi Anthony (2014). "Antonymy in Gĩkũyũ: a cognitive semantics approach", p. 32.