ngo

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English NGO (1991).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛnɡeo/, [ɛnɡ̊eˈoˀ]

Noun[edit]

ngo c (singular definite ngo'en, plural indefinite ngo'er)

  1. NGO, non-governmental organization

Inflection[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ngo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of こ゚
  2. Rōmaji transcription of コ゚

Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hinde (1904) records ngo as an equivalent of English shield in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also Kamba ningau and Swahili ngao as its equivalents.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 1 with a monosyllabic stem, together with mũri, and so on.

Noun[edit]

ngo class 9/10 (plural ngo)

  1. shield

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904) Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa[1], Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pages 52–3
  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.

Lashi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ŋa-j ~ ka. Cognates include Tibetan (nga) and Burmese ငါ (nga).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ngo

  1. I

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis).

Ngbaka Ma'bo[edit]

Noun[edit]

ngó

  1. water

References[edit]

  • World Lexicon of Grammaticalization (2002, →ISBN

Nyishi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tani *ŋoː, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *ŋa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ngo

  1. I, me (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Declension[edit]

NOM ngo
ACC ngam
DAT ngam
ABL ngagaloke
ALL ngagabe
COM ngalegabe
POS nga

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