umu-

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Zulu[edit]

Prefix[edit]

umu- (full noun prefix, basic form mu-)

  1. Class 1 and 3 noun prefix.

Usage notes[edit]

The form umu- is used with stems that have only one syllable, such as umuntu or umuthi. With stems of more than one syllable, the prefix is shortened to um-.

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