ndume

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Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 4 with a disyllabic stem, together with kĩng'ang'i, ngũkũ, kĩeha, and so on.[1]
  • (Kiambu)

Noun[edit]

ndume class 9/10 (plural ndume)

  1. bull[3]
    Synonyms: ndegwa
    Hypernyms: ng'ombe

References[edit]

  1. ^ “ndume” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 298. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Muiru, David N. (2007). Wĩrute Gĩgĩkũyũ: Marĩtwa Ma Gĩgĩkũyũ Mataũrĩtwo Na Gĩthũngũ, p. 10.

Meru[edit]

Noun[edit]

ndume

  1. male (animal)