bomvu

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Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bomvú.

Relative[edit]

-bomvú

  1. red

Inflection[edit]

This relative needs an inflection-table template.


Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bomvú.

Relative[edit]

-bomvú

  1. red

Inflection[edit]

This relative needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bomvú, from ibomvu (red ochre).

Relative[edit]

-bomvú

  1. red

Inflection[edit]

Relative concord, tone class LH
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular engibomvu engingebomvu ngibomvu angibomvu
2nd singular obomvu ongebomvu ubomvu awubomvu
1st plural esibomvu esingebomvu sibomvu asibomvu
2nd plural enibomvu eningebomvu nibomvu anibomvu
Class 1 obomvu ongebomvu ubomvu akabomvu
Class 2 ababomvu abangebomvu babomvu ababomvu
Class 3 obomvu ongebomvu ubomvu awubomvu
Class 4 ebomvu engebomvu ibomvu ayibomvu
Class 5 elibomvu elingebomvu libomvu alibomvu
Class 6 abomvu angebomvu abomvu awabomvu
Class 7 esibomvu esingebomvu sibomvu asibomvu
Class 8 ezibomvu ezingebomvu zibomvu azibomvu
Class 9 ebomvu engebomvu ibomvu ayibomvu
Class 10 ezibomvu ezingebomvu zibomvu azibomvu
Class 11 olubomvu olungebomvu lubomvu alubomvu
Class 14 obubomvu obungebomvu bubomvu abubomvu
Class 15 okubomvu okungebomvu kubomvu akubomvu
Class 17 okubomvu okungebomvu kubomvu akubomvu

Derived terms[edit]