mwaka

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Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 3 with a disyllabic stem, together with kĩhaato, mbembe, kiugo, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

Noun[edit]

mwaka class 3 (plural mĩaka)

  1. year

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.
  • mwaka” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Mwani[edit]

Noun[edit]

mwaka class 3 (plural myaka)

  1. year

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Luganda omwaka.

Noun[edit]

mwaka (m-mi class, plural miaka)

  1. year