aba-

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See also: aba, Aba, ABA, abá, aba', -aba, A.B.A., and ābà

Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ába-, from Proto-Bantu *bá-bà-.

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

For certain nouns for ethnic groups and similar, the alternative prefix abe- is used.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 relative concord.

Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ába-, from Proto-Bantu *bá-bà-.

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

For certain nouns for ethnic groups and similar, the alternative prefix abe- is used.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 adjective concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 relative concord.

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ába-, from Proto-Bantu *bá-bà-.

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

For certain nouns for ethnic groups and similar, the alternative prefix abe- is used.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 adjective concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 relative concord.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ába-, from Proto-Bantu *bá-bà-.

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

For certain nouns for ethnic groups and similar, the alternative prefix abe- is used.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 adjective concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

aba-

  1. Class 2 relative concord.

References[edit]