tombo

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tombo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of tombar

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtombo/
  • Hyphenation: tom‧bo

Noun[edit]

tombo (accusative singular tombon, plural tomboj, accusative plural tombojn)

  1. tomb, grave, sepulchre

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto tombo, from English tomb, French tombe, Italian tomba, Spanish tumba, from Latin tumba, from Ancient Greek τύμβα (túmba).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tombo (plural tombi)

  1. tomb, grave
  2. tombstone

Derived terms[edit]

  • tombeyo (graveyard, cemetery)

Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hinde (1904) records toombo as an equivalent of English brain in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu.[1]

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.
  • (Kiambu)

Noun[edit]

tombo class 14 (plural matombo)

  1. brain

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 8–9. Cambridge: Cambridge University 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.
  • “tombo” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 458. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from tombar.

Noun[edit]

tombo m (plural tombos)

  1. tumble; fall
  2. an inventory of real estate

Verb[edit]

tombo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of tombar

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tombo m (plural tombos)

  1. (slang) cop