mu-

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay mu-, from mu, shortened form of kamu, from Proto-Malayic *kamu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. you

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mu, shortened form of kamu, from Proto-Malayic *kamu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. you

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See m-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Alternative form of m-.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *mu-.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • mw- (before a vowel)

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. The prefix for noun class 18 denoting a locative that implies position within something.

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Zulu[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mu- (basic noun prefix)

  1. Basic (augmentless) form of umu-

Prefix[edit]

-mu- (object concord)

  1. him, her, it (class 1)

Usage notes[edit]

The form -mu- is used with stems that have only one syllable, such as -dla. With stems of more than one syllable, it is shortened to -m-.

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