bonga

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Malagasy[edit]

Noun[edit]

bonga

  1. eminence

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bonga f (plural bongas)

  1. (Colombia) silk-cotton tree

Synonyms[edit]


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bonga.

Verb[edit]

-bonga

  1. to thank
  2. to praise

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bonga.

Verb[edit]

-bonga

  1. (transitive) to thank
  2. (transitive) to praise, to laud
    Synonyms: -dumisa
  3. (transitive) to recognise, to show appreciation for

Inflection[edit]

Tone L
Infinitive ukubonga
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukubonga ukungabongi
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular bonga bonge
Plural bongani bongeni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyabonga, ngibonga engiyabonga, engibonga ngibonga angibongi engingabongi ngingabongi
2nd singular uyabonga, ubonga oyabonga, obonga ubonga awubongi ongabongi ungabongi
1st plural siyabonga, sibonga esiyabonga, esibonga sibonga asibongi esingabongi singabongi
2nd plural niyabonga, nibonga eniyabonga, enibonga nibonga anibongi eningabongi ningabongi
Class 1 uyabonga, ubonga oyabonga, obonga ebonga akabongi ongabongi engabongi
Class 2 bayabonga, babonga abayabonga, ababonga bebonga ababongi abangabongi bengabongi
Class 3 uyabonga, ubonga oyabonga, obonga ubonga awubongi ongabongi ungabongi
Class 4 iyabonga, ibonga eyabonga, ebonga ibonga ayibongi engabongi ingabongi
Class 5 liyabonga, libonga eliyabonga, elibonga libonga alibongi elingabongi lingabongi
Class 6 ayabonga, abonga ayabonga, abonga ebonga awabongi angabongi engabongi
Class 7 siyabonga, sibonga esiyabonga, esibonga sibonga asibongi esingabongi singabongi
Class 8 ziyabonga, zibonga eziyabonga, ezibonga zibonga azibongi ezingabongi zingabongi
Class 9 iyabonga, ibonga eyabonga, ebonga ibonga ayibongi engabongi ingabongi
Class 10 ziyabonga, zibonga eziyabonga, ezibonga zibonga azibongi ezingabongi zingabongi
Class 11 luyabonga, lubonga oluyabonga, olubonga lubonga alubongi olungabongi lungabongi
Class 14 buyabonga, bubonga obuyabonga, obubonga bubonga abubongi obungabongi bungabongi
Class 15 kuyabonga, kubonga okuyabonga, okubonga kubonga akubongi okungabongi kungabongi
Class 17 kuyabonga, kubonga okuyabonga, okubonga kubonga akubongi okungabongi kungabongi
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngibongile, ngibongē engibongile, engibongē ngibongile, ngibongē angibonganga engingabonganga ngingabonganga
2nd singular ubongile, ubongē obongile, obongē ubongile, ubongē awubonganga ongabonganga ungabonganga
1st plural sibongile, sibongē esibongile, esibongē sibongile, sibongē asibonganga esingabonganga singabonganga
2nd plural nibongile, nibongē enibongile, enibongē nibongile, nibongē anibonganga eningabonganga ningabonganga
Class 1 ubongile, ubongē obongile, obongē ebongile, ebongē akabonganga ongabonganga engabonganga
Class 2 babongile, babongē ababongile, ababongē bebongile, bebongē ababonganga abangabonganga bengabonganga
Class 3 ubongile, ubongē obongile, obongē ubongile, ubongē awubonganga ongabonganga ungabonganga
Class 4 ibongile, ibongē ebongile, ebongē ibongile, ibongē ayibonganga engabonganga ingabonganga
Class 5 libongile, libongē elibongile, elibongē libongile, libongē alibonganga elingabonganga lingabonganga
Class 6 abongile, abongē abongile, abongē ebongile, ebongē awabonganga angabonganga engabonganga
Class 7 sibongile, sibongē esibongile, esibongē sibongile, sibongē asibonganga esingabonganga singabonganga
Class 8 zibongile, zibongē ezibongile, ezibongē zibongile, zibongē azibonganga ezingabonganga zingabonganga
Class 9 ibongile, ibongē ebongile, ebongē ibongile, ibongē ayibonganga engabonganga ingabonganga
Class 10 zibongile, zibongē ezibongile, ezibongē zibongile, zibongē azibonganga ezingabonganga zingabonganga
Class 11 lubongile, lubongē olubongile, olubongē lubongile, lubongē alubonganga olungabonganga lungabonganga
Class 14 bubongile, bubongē obubongile, obubongē bubongile, bubongē abubonganga obungabonganga bungabonganga
Class 15 kubongile, kubongē okubongile, okubongē kubongile, kubongē akubonganga okungabonganga kungabonganga
Class 17 kubongile, kubongē okubongile, okubongē kubongile, kubongē akubonganga okungabonganga kungabonganga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngābonga engābonga ngābonga angibonganga engingabonganga ngingabonganga
2nd singular wābonga owābonga wābonga awubonganga ongabonganga ungabonganga
1st plural sābonga esābonga sābonga asibonganga esingabonganga singabonganga
2nd plural nābonga enābonga nābonga anibonganga eningabonganga ningabonganga
Class 1 wābonga owābonga ābonga akabonganga ongabonganga engabonganga
Class 2 bābonga abābonga bābonga ababonganga abangabonganga bengabonganga
Class 3 wābonga owābonga wābonga awubonganga ongabonganga ungabonganga
Class 4 yābonga eyābonga yābonga ayibonganga engabonganga ingabonganga
Class 5 lābonga elābonga lābonga alibonganga elingabonganga lingabonganga
Class 6 ābonga ābonga ābonga awabonganga angabonganga engabonganga
Class 7 sābonga esābonga sābonga asibonganga esingabonganga singabonganga
Class 8 zābonga ezābonga zābonga azibonganga ezingabonganga zingabonganga
Class 9 yābonga eyābonga yābonga ayibonganga engabonganga ingabonganga
Class 10 zābonga ezābonga zābonga azibonganga ezingabonganga zingabonganga
Class 11 lwābonga olwābonga lwābonga alubonganga olungabonganga lungabonganga
Class 14 bābonga obābonga bābonga abubonganga obungabonganga bungabonganga
Class 15 kwābonga okwābonga kwābonga akubonganga okungabonganga kungabonganga
Class 17 kwābonga okwābonga kwābonga akubonganga okungabonganga kungabonganga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingabonga ngingabonga ngingebonge ngingebonge
2nd singular ungabonga ungabonga ungebonge ungebonge
1st plural singabonga singabonga singebonge singebonge
2nd plural ningabonga ningabonga ningebonge ningebonge
Class 1 angabonga engabonga angebonge engebonge
Class 2 bangabonga bengabonga bangebonge bengebonge
Class 3 ungabonga ungabonga ungebonge ungebonge
Class 4 ingabonga ingabonga ingebonge ingebonge
Class 5 lingabonga lingabonga lingebonge lingebonge
Class 6 angabonga engabonga angebonge engebonge
Class 7 singabonga singabonga singebonge singebonge
Class 8 zingabonga zingabonga zingebonge zingebonge
Class 9 ingabonga ingabonga ingebonge ingebonge
Class 10 zingabonga zingabonga zingebonge zingebonge
Class 11 lungabonga lungabonga lungebonge lungebonge
Class 14 bungabonga bungabonga bungebonge bungebonge
Class 15 kungabonga kungabonga kungebonge kungebonge
Class 17 kungabonga kungabonga kungebonge kungebonge
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizobonga engizobonga ngizobonga angizubonga ngingezubonga
2nd singular uzobonga ozobonga uzobonga awuzubonga ungezubonga
1st plural sizobonga esizobonga sizobonga asizubonga singezubonga
2nd plural nizobonga enizobonga nizobonga anizubonga ningezubonga
Class 1 uzobonga ozobonga ezobonga akazubonga engezubonga
Class 2 bazobonga abazobonga bezobonga abazubonga bengezubonga
Class 3 uzobonga ozobonga uzobonga awuzubonga ungezubonga
Class 4 izobonga ezobonga izobonga ayizubonga ingezubonga
Class 5 lizobonga elizobonga lizobonga alizubonga lingezubonga
Class 6 azobonga azobonga ezobonga awazubonga engezubonga
Class 7 sizobonga esizobonga sizobonga asizubonga singezubonga
Class 8 zizobonga ezizobonga zizobonga azizubonga zingezubonga
Class 9 izobonga ezobonga izobonga ayizubonga ingezubonga
Class 10 zizobonga ezizobonga zizobonga azizubonga zingezubonga
Class 11 luzobonga oluzobonga luzobonga aluzubonga lungezubonga
Class 14 buzobonga obuzobonga buzobonga abuzubonga bungezubonga
Class 15 kuzobonga okuzobonga kuzobonga akuzubonga kungezubonga
Class 17 kuzobonga okuzobonga kuzobonga akuzubonga kungezubonga
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyobonga engiyobonga ngiyobonga angiyubonga ngingeyubonga
2nd singular uyobonga oyobonga uyobonga awuyubonga ungeyubonga
1st plural siyobonga esiyobonga siyobonga asiyubonga singeyubonga
2nd plural niyobonga eniyobonga niyobonga aniyubonga ningeyubonga
Class 1 uyobonga oyobonga eyobonga akayubonga engeyubonga
Class 2 bayobonga abayobonga beyobonga abayubonga bengeyubonga
Class 3 uyobonga oyobonga uyobonga awuyubonga ungeyubonga
Class 4 iyobonga eyobonga iyobonga ayiyubonga ingeyubonga
Class 5 liyobonga eliyobonga liyobonga aliyubonga lingeyubonga
Class 6 ayobonga ayobonga eyobonga awayubonga engeyubonga
Class 7 siyobonga esiyobonga siyobonga asiyubonga singeyubonga
Class 8 ziyobonga eziyobonga ziyobonga aziyubonga zingeyubonga
Class 9 iyobonga eyobonga iyobonga ayiyubonga ingeyubonga
Class 10 ziyobonga eziyobonga ziyobonga aziyubonga zingeyubonga
Class 11 luyobonga oluyobonga luyobonga aluyubonga lungeyubonga
Class 14 buyobonga obuyobonga buyobonga abuyubonga bungeyubonga
Class 15 kuyobonga okuyobonga kuyobonga akuyubonga kungeyubonga
Class 17 kuyobonga okuyobonga kuyobonga akuyubonga kungeyubonga
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngibonge ngingabongi
2nd singular ubonge ungabongi
1st plural sibonge singabongi
2nd plural nibonge ningabongi
Class 1 abonge angabongi
Class 2 babonge bangabongi
Class 3 ubonge ungabongi
Class 4 ibonge ingabongi
Class 5 libonge lingabongi
Class 6 abonge angabongi
Class 7 sibonge singabongi
Class 8 zibonge zingabongi
Class 9 ibonge ingabongi
Class 10 zibonge zingabongi
Class 11 lubonge lungabongi
Class 14 bubonge bungabongi
Class 15 kubonge kungabongi
Class 17 kubonge kungabongi
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngabonga angibonga
2nd singular wabonga awubonga
1st plural sabonga asibonga
2nd plural nabonga anibonga
Class 1 wabonga akabonga
Class 2 babonga ababonga
Class 3 wabonga awubonga
Class 4 yabonga ayibonga
Class 5 labonga alibonga
Class 6 abonga awabonga
Class 7 sabonga asibonga
Class 8 zabonga azibonga
Class 9 yabonga ayibonga
Class 10 zabonga azibonga
Class 11 lwabonga alubonga
Class 14 babonga abubonga
Class 15 kwabonga akubonga
Class 17 kwabonga akubonga

Derived terms[edit]