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Meaning of "umu" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD UMU

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF UMU

umu  [uːmuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UMU

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Umu is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UMU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Umu

Umu may refer to: ▪ A variety of earth ovens in Polynesia, including: ▪ Māori umu tī, used to cook Cordyline australis and other varieties of Cordyline with similar large tap roots. ▪ Māori hāngi, also called umu, especially in older texts ▪ mu, the Class I singular noun class in the Kinyarwanda language ▪ Umu Oma, a village in southeastern Nigeria ▪ Willaq Umu, High Priests of the Sun in the Inca Empire...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UMU


Bomu
ˈbəʊmuː
Jammu
ˈdʒʌmuː
karamu
kɑːrɑːˈmuː
Kisumu
kɪˈsuːmuː
Lomu
ˈləʊmuː
Mbomu
əmˈbəʊmuː
moo
muː
mumu
ˈmuːmuː
muu-muu
ˈmuːˌmuː
mwalimu
mwɑːˈliːmuː
namu
ˈnɑːmuː
rimu
ˈriːmuː
tinamou
ˈtɪnəˌmuː
titipounamu
ˌtiːtiːˌpɒuːˈnɑːmuː
tsutsumu
tsuːˈtsuːmuː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UMU

umiak
UMIST
UML
umlaut
umlungu
Ummah
ump
umpie
umpies
umpirage
umpire
umpireship
umpteen
umpteenth
umpy
umquhile
Umtali
Umtata
UMW
umwelt

WORDS THAT END LIKE UMU

amu
emu
mu
Te Waipounamu

Synonyms and antonyms of umu in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «umu» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UMU

Find out the translation of umu to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of umu from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «umu» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

UMU
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

umu
570 millions of speakers

English

umu
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

umu
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أومو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

UMU
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

umu
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

umu
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

umu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Umu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

umu
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

umu
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Umu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

UMU
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உமா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उमू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

umu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Umu
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Umu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

UMU
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Umu
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

umu
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

UMU
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

umu
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

umu
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of umu

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UMU»

The term «umu» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.649 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UMU» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «umu» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «umu» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about umu

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UMU»

Discover the use of umu in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to umu and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Talk That Talk: An Anthology of African-American Storytelling
1 I here was once a village called Umu Madu where the people loved to have feasts. Every chance the villagers had, they called i I a feast to celebrate one thing or another. "There is a new moon in the sky," the people of Umu Madu would say ...
Linda Goss, Marian E. Barnes, 1989
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Mesopotamian Protective Spirits: The Ritual Texts
Identification of umu-apkallu on reliefs. The description and incantation of the umu-apkallu make it clear that they are anthropomorphic figures of human descent; the material they are made of also distinguishes them from the gods and the ...
F. A. M. Wiggermann, 1992
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Cook Islands Maori Dictionary
Whose cow is that mooing? 'umoemoe, n. A kind of wrasse. 'E ika matie tona ivi, a fish with green bones. umu, n. Oven, stove, (lime) kiln. Tukuna te kai ki raro i te umu. Put the food down into the oven; 'E klkau rau tao umu tena. That is a basket  ...
Jasper Buse, Raututi Taringa, Bruce Biggs, 1995
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Food Culture in the Pacific Islands
UMU: EARTH OVENS Apart from fire and raw food marination, the most common device used for cooking in the Pacific is the umu. Used mainly for feasts and community meals, the umu is also used in villages and family life, but making even ...
Roger Haden, 2009
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Tonga
A feast normally requires an 'umu, an underground oven used to bake the food. Dishes traditionally served include roasted suckling pig, chicken, 'ika (fish), fingota (shellfish), 'ota 'ika (a raw fish dish similar to Mexican or Chilean ce- viche ). lu ...
Matt Fletcher, Nancy Keller, 2001
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Northern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary
umaaka (for them); ummu (they); umu(them); umuu- (themselves); unoo (with her/ him). umi [umé] FH:WE. adj./pro. those. um/fiukd maid tiihuapima mikakiinita Tie the horses up on the fence there. (those) horses (those there) fence tie up on].
‎2012
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Christianity and Ibo Culture
One of the Umunna units is Nwajiobi — a lineage having within it three major sublineages known as Umu- Umerue, Umu-Ogamanya, Umu-Asodike. Umu- Asodike again divides into two minor sublineages known as Umu-Mgbeafulike and ...
Edmund Ilogu, 1974
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Igbo-English, English-Igbo Dictionary and Phrasebook
... ulookpu archives uma behavior ume energy umengwu weak umi substance umo oria germs umu ahuhu ant umu ewu goats umu mkpuru osisi fruits umu nwanee clan umu nwanyi women umu nwoke men umu-aka children umu-anunu bird ...
Nicholas Awde, Onyekachi Wambu, 1999
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Leopards Of The Magical Dawn: Science and the Cosmological ...
Pls. note that Umu Udude Nka incarnations and emigrated clans of Igbo people includes the Totonac (Otutu n'aka), whom recent Mesoamerican scholars have advanced as the most viable candidates, based on cultural and linguistic evidence ...
Chukwukadibia E. Nwafor, 2014
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
Z0T6T -umu aWO) papuauiy 89Z0T6T -umu aWO) papuauiy Z9Z'0T6T eee*z ( saaq -umu aWO) papuauiy 2.TZOT6T 1,8996 LH0T6T raoaj pawuSlsapaH 0ST0T6T 0T99* papuajxa a^rep aAjpajjg 86 jaqumu aWO ipapuaray 2.8998 pappe ...
‎1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UMU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term umu is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ogba Kingdom In Festive Mood …As Umu Akoku Proclaims Yam …
In line with the tradition of the people, the proclamation was performed by a member of Umu Akoku family Aburu community Erema, Elder Felix Obulor. «The Tide, Jul 15»
2
Digital Learning Program UMU Students Begin
Students of the United Methodist University)UMU) are expected to enhance their academic performance through a digital learning center to be established at the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
3
Enhancing Academic Performance - UMU Begins Digital Learning
The program, a partnership between the UMU and Innovative Education Liberia (IEL) which is a United States based organization, the program aims to bring ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
UMU Graduates 551 Today
The United Methodist University (UMU) will today April 21, hold its 11th Commencement Convocation with 551 students graduating. The program, which starts at ... «Liberian Daily Observer, Apr 15»
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UMU students fight cancer
Cody Shearrow, of Alliance, a sophmore exercise science major at the University of Mount Union, carries the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Torch to start the Relay For ... «The-review, Mar 15»
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Top articles in sports
Spring break mission trip to Guatemala a life-changing event for UMU students. By EMILY MESSINOSpecial to The Review Published: March 26, 2015 3:00AM. «The-review, Mar 15»
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'Hot-N-Cole' to heat up UMU stage
Temperatures will rise when the University of Mount Union presents the musical production "Hot-N-Cole" in the Brush Performance Hall of the new ... «The-review, Mar 15»
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UMU tops Marietta to win OAC tourney title, berth to NCAA D3 …
MARIETTA -- DeAllen Jackson and J.J. Kukura didn't experience the pain the rest of their Mount Union Purple Raiders teammates did two years ago inside ... «The-review, Mar 15»
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July 14th, 2015 · 2 min read
Until a few months ago, Haja Umu was part of a close family of 11. But she lost most of her close family members – parents, siblings and her own baby – to Ebola ... «Ebola Deeply, Feb 15»
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Exclusive 9NEWS Bleacher Report: Heritage DT Frank Umu signs …
Kicking off Signing Day bright and early this morning, Heritage High School DT Frank Umu – notably one of the best defensive linemen and top recruits in the ... «USA TODAY High School Sports, Feb 15»

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