waru

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See also: waṟu

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

waru

  1. Rōmaji transcription of わる

Kikuyu[edit]

Kikuyu Wikipedia has an article on:
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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.

Noun[edit]

waru class 9/10 (plural waru)

  1. potato (of not sweet variety)[2]

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.
  2. ^ “waru” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary, p. 561. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

waru

  1. cotton

Maori[edit]

Maori cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : waru

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *walu, from Proto-Oceanic *walu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *walu, from Proto-Austronesian *walu.

Numeral[edit]

waru

  1. eight

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *warį̄, feminine abstract noun formation on Proto-Germanic *warō, from Proto-Indo-European *wor-. Cognate with Old High German wara, Old Saxon wara, Old Dutch *wara, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹 (warei).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

waru f

  1. care, watch, observation
  2. guard, protection, defence

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: ware

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Noun[edit]

waru

  1. black-footed rock wallaby, Petrogale lateralis

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

waru m inan

  1. genitive singular of war