mutu

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See also: Mut'u

Abu[edit]

Noun[edit]

mutu

  1. nose

Further reading[edit]

  • Summer Institute of Linguistics Language Survey of Abu (1975), quoted on transnewguinea.org
  • 1998, Otto Ignatius M. S. Nekitel, Voices of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Language, Culture and Identity (→ISBN), page 244:
    [...]demonstrates the range of body parts' terms that Abu' use idiomatically:
    1. baraka 'head'; 2. naif 'eyes'; 3. naleh 'teeth'; 4. mutu 'nose'; 5. ahaka 'tongue/voice'; 6. elhuka 'neck', 7. numunas 'chest', 8. lakuh 'hands', [...]

Basque[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mutu

  1. dumb
  2. mute

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mūtuus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mutu (feminine mútua, masculine plural mutus, feminine plural mútues)

  1. mutual

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Chichewa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mutú class 3 (plural mitú class 4)

  1. head
  2. chapter (of a book)
  3. heading
  4. topic under discussion
  5. (news) headline

Finnish[edit]

(index mu)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mu‧tu
  • Rhymes: -utu
  • IPA(key): [ˈmutu]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

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mutu

  1. Eurasian common minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of mutu (Kotus type 1/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative mutu mudut
genitive mudun mutujen
partitive mutua mutuja
illative mutuun mutuihin
singular plural
nominative mutu mudut
accusative nom. mutu mudut
gen. mudun
genitive mudun mutujen
partitive mutua mutuja
inessive mudussa muduissa
elative mudusta muduista
illative mutuun mutuihin
adessive mudulla muduilla
ablative mudulta muduilta
allative mudulle muduille
essive mutuna mutuina
translative muduksi muduiksi
instructive muduin
abessive mudutta muduitta
comitative mutuineen

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of musta tuntuu (I feel, think, methinks), or from German Vermutung (guess).

Noun[edit]

mutu

  1. Poor reasoning or knowledge based on common beliefs as opposed to actual knowledge.
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Garifuna[edit]

Noun[edit]

mutu

  1. person, human being (man or woman)

Usage notes[edit]

This noun is either masculine or feminine according to the definite article, le (the, masculine) or to (the, feminine).

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mutu f

  1. genitive plural form of mute

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Indonesian putus, Fijian mudu).

Verb[edit]

mutu

  1. to cease

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Novial[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mutu

  1. (reciprocal) each other

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mūtus.

Adjective[edit]

mutu (feminine singular muta, masculine and plural muti)

  1. mute

Inflection[edit]

Masculine Feminine
Singular mutu muta
Plural muti muti