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

Kamba[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. you plural (used for conjugating verbs to the subjective or nominative case of the personal pronoun)

Kambera[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mu-

  1. second person singular nominative proclitic

See also[edit]


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

See also[edit]


Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *mú-, from Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. him, her, it; class 1 object concord.

Usage notes[edit]

The variant form m- is used before stems of more than one syllable.


Phuthi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *mú-, from Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. him, her, it; class 1 object concord.
  2. him, her, it; class 3 object concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.

Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. you, second-person plural subject concord.
  2. Augmentless form of umu- (class 1 or 3 noun prefix)
  3. class 1 or 3 concord prefix for adjectives

Alternative forms[edit]

  • mw- (before a vowel)

Shona[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.

Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *mú-, from Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. him, her, it; class 1 object concord.

Usage notes[edit]

The variant form m- is used before stems of more than one syllable.


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.

See also[edit]


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *mú-, from Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. him, her, it; class 1 object concord.

Usage notes[edit]

The variant form m- is used before stems of more than one syllable.


Tsonga[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

Alternative forms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.

Venda[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 1 simple noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form m- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *mú-, from Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. him, her, it; class 1 object concord.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form m- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

mu-

  1. Class 3 simple noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form m- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

References[edit]