rangi

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Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swahili rangi.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

As for Tonal Class, Benson (1964) classifies this term into Class 2 with a disyllabic stem, together with kĩgunyũ, njagĩ, kiugũ, and so on.
  • (Kiambu)

Noun[edit]

rangi class 14 (plural marangi)[1]

  1. colour

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “rangi” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 370. 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.

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *laŋi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laŋit, from Proto-Austronesian *laŋiC. Compare Samoan lagi, Malagasy lanitra, Indonesian langit.

Noun[edit]

rangi

  1. sky
  2. heaven
  3. day

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

rangi

  1. first-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of ranger

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *laŋi.

Noun[edit]

rangi

  1. sky
  2. cloud

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian رنگ (rang).

Noun[edit]

rangi (n class, plural rangi)

  1. colour, pigment

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Tiruray[edit]

Noun[edit]

rangi

  1. (anatomy) forehead