eya

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Ewe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eya

  1. he
  2. it
  3. she

Kamula[edit]

Noun[edit]

eya

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing G. Reesink Languages of the Aramia River Area (1976), Papers in New Guinea Linguistics No. 19
  • Possible Cognates Between Kamula and Pa, chart 10, page 16, in Papers in New Guinea Linguistics, issues 17-20 (1990)

Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hair.

Noun[edit]

eya

  1. head hair
  2. fur

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-êya

  1. to be dissatisfied with, to look down on

Inflection[edit]

Tone HH
Infinitive ukweya
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukweya ukungeyi
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular yeya yeye
Plural yeyani yeyeni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyeya, ngeya engiyeya, engeya ngeya angeyi engingeyi ngingeyi
2nd singular uyeya, weya oyeya, oweya weya aweyi ongeyi ungeyi
1st plural siyeya, seya esiyeya, eseya seya aseyi esingeyi singeyi
2nd plural niyeya, neya eniyeya, eneya neya aneyi eningeyi ningeyi
Class 1 uyeya, weya oyeya, oweya eya akeyi ongeyi engeyi
Class 2 bayeya, beya abayeya, abeya beya abeyi abangeyi bengeyi
Class 3 uyeya, weya oyeya, oweya weya aweyi ongeyi ungeyi
Class 4 iyeya, eya eyeya, eyeya eya ayeyi engeyi ingeyi
Class 5 liyeya, leya eliyeya, eleya leya aleyi elingeyi lingeyi
Class 6 ayeya, eya ayeya, eya eya aweyi angeyi engeyi
Class 7 siyeya, seya esiyeya, eseya seya aseyi esingeyi singeyi
Class 8 ziyeya, zeya eziyeya, ezeya zeya azeyi ezingeyi zingeyi
Class 9 iyeya, eya eyeya, eyeya eya ayeyi engeyi ingeyi
Class 10 ziyeya, zeya eziyeya, ezeya zeya azeyi ezingeyi zingeyi
Class 11 luyeya, lweya oluyeya, olweya lweya alweyi olungeyi lungeyi
Class 14 buyeya, beya obuyeya, obeya beya abeyi obungeyi bungeyi
Class 15 kuyeya, kweya okuyeya, okweya kweya akweyi okungeyi kungeyi
Class 17 kuyeya, kweya okuyeya, okweya kweya akweyi okungeyi kungeyi
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngeyile, ngeyē engeyile, engeyē ngeyile, ngeyē angeyanga engingeyanga ngingeyanga
2nd singular weyile, weyē oweyile, oweyē weyile, weyē aweyanga ongeyanga ungeyanga
1st plural seyile, seyē eseyile, eseyē seyile, seyē aseyanga esingeyanga singeyanga
2nd plural neyile, neyē eneyile, eneyē neyile, neyē aneyanga eningeyanga ningeyanga
Class 1 weyile, weyē oweyile, oweyē eyile, eyē akeyanga ongeyanga engeyanga
Class 2 beyile, beyē abeyile, abeyē beyile, beyē abeyanga abangeyanga bengeyanga
Class 3 weyile, weyē oweyile, oweyē weyile, weyē aweyanga ongeyanga ungeyanga
Class 4 eyile, eyē eyeyile, eyeyē eyile, eyē ayeyanga engeyanga ingeyanga
Class 5 leyile, leyē eleyile, eleyē leyile, leyē aleyanga elingeyanga lingeyanga
Class 6 eyile, eyē eyile, eyē eyile, eyē aweyanga angeyanga engeyanga
Class 7 seyile, seyē eseyile, eseyē seyile, seyē aseyanga esingeyanga singeyanga
Class 8 zeyile, zeyē ezeyile, ezeyē zeyile, zeyē azeyanga ezingeyanga zingeyanga
Class 9 eyile, eyē eyeyile, eyeyē eyile, eyē ayeyanga engeyanga ingeyanga
Class 10 zeyile, zeyē ezeyile, ezeyē zeyile, zeyē azeyanga ezingeyanga zingeyanga
Class 11 lweyile, lweyē olweyile, olweyē lweyile, lweyē alweyanga olungeyanga lungeyanga
Class 14 beyile, beyē obeyile, obeyē beyile, beyē abeyanga obungeyanga bungeyanga
Class 15 kweyile, kweyē okweyile, okweyē kweyile, kweyē akweyanga okungeyanga kungeyanga
Class 17 kweyile, kweyē okweyile, okweyē kweyile, kweyē akweyanga okungeyanga kungeyanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngēya engēya ngēya angeyanga engingeyanga ngingeyanga
2nd singular wēya owēya wēya aweyanga ongeyanga ungeyanga
1st plural sēya esēya sēya aseyanga esingeyanga singeyanga
2nd plural nēya enēya nēya aneyanga eningeyanga ningeyanga
Class 1 wēya owēya ēya akeyanga ongeyanga engeyanga
Class 2 bēya abēya bēya abeyanga abangeyanga bengeyanga
Class 3 wēya owēya wēya aweyanga ongeyanga ungeyanga
Class 4 yēya eyēya yēya ayeyanga engeyanga ingeyanga
Class 5 lēya elēya lēya aleyanga elingeyanga lingeyanga
Class 6 ēya ēya ēya aweyanga angeyanga engeyanga
Class 7 sēya esēya sēya aseyanga esingeyanga singeyanga
Class 8 zēya ezēya zēya azeyanga ezingeyanga zingeyanga
Class 9 yēya eyēya yēya ayeyanga engeyanga ingeyanga
Class 10 zēya ezēya zēya azeyanga ezingeyanga zingeyanga
Class 11 lwēya olwēya lwēya alweyanga olungeyanga lungeyanga
Class 14 bēya obēya bēya abeyanga obungeyanga bungeyanga
Class 15 kwēya okwēya kwēya akweyanga okungeyanga kungeyanga
Class 17 kwēya okwēya kwēya akweyanga okungeyanga kungeyanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingeya ngingeya ngingeye ngingeye
2nd singular ungeya ungeya ungeye ungeye
1st plural singeya singeya singeye singeye
2nd plural ningeya ningeya ningeye ningeye
Class 1 angeya engeya angeye engeye
Class 2 bangeya bengeya bangeye bengeye
Class 3 ungeya ungeya ungeye ungeye
Class 4 ingeya ingeya ingeye ingeye
Class 5 lingeya lingeya lingeye lingeye
Class 6 angeya engeya angeye engeye
Class 7 singeya singeya singeye singeye
Class 8 zingeya zingeya zingeye zingeye
Class 9 ingeya ingeya ingeye ingeye
Class 10 zingeya zingeya zingeye zingeye
Class 11 lungeya lungeya lungeye lungeye
Class 14 bungeya bungeya bungeye bungeye
Class 15 kungeya kungeya kungeye kungeye
Class 17 kungeya kungeya kungeye kungeye
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizokweya engizokweya ngizokweya angizukweya ngingezukweya
2nd singular uzokweya ozokweya uzokweya awuzukweya ungezukweya
1st plural sizokweya esizokweya sizokweya asizukweya singezukweya
2nd plural nizokweya enizokweya nizokweya anizukweya ningezukweya
Class 1 uzokweya ozokweya ezokweya akazukweya engezukweya
Class 2 bazokweya abazokweya bezokweya abazukweya bengezukweya
Class 3 uzokweya ozokweya uzokweya awuzukweya ungezukweya
Class 4 izokweya ezokweya izokweya ayizukweya ingezukweya
Class 5 lizokweya elizokweya lizokweya alizukweya lingezukweya
Class 6 azokweya azokweya ezokweya awazukweya engezukweya
Class 7 sizokweya esizokweya sizokweya asizukweya singezukweya
Class 8 zizokweya ezizokweya zizokweya azizukweya zingezukweya
Class 9 izokweya ezokweya izokweya ayizukweya ingezukweya
Class 10 zizokweya ezizokweya zizokweya azizukweya zingezukweya
Class 11 luzokweya oluzokweya luzokweya aluzukweya lungezukweya
Class 14 buzokweya obuzokweya buzokweya abuzukweya bungezukweya
Class 15 kuzokweya okuzokweya kuzokweya akuzukweya kungezukweya
Class 17 kuzokweya okuzokweya kuzokweya akuzukweya kungezukweya
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyokweya engiyokweya ngiyokweya angiyukweya ngingeyukweya
2nd singular uyokweya oyokweya uyokweya awuyukweya ungeyukweya
1st plural siyokweya esiyokweya siyokweya asiyukweya singeyukweya
2nd plural niyokweya eniyokweya niyokweya aniyukweya ningeyukweya
Class 1 uyokweya oyokweya eyokweya akayukweya engeyukweya
Class 2 bayokweya abayokweya beyokweya abayukweya bengeyukweya
Class 3 uyokweya oyokweya uyokweya awuyukweya ungeyukweya
Class 4 iyokweya eyokweya iyokweya ayiyukweya ingeyukweya
Class 5 liyokweya eliyokweya liyokweya aliyukweya lingeyukweya
Class 6 ayokweya ayokweya eyokweya awayukweya engeyukweya
Class 7 siyokweya esiyokweya siyokweya asiyukweya singeyukweya
Class 8 ziyokweya eziyokweya ziyokweya aziyukweya zingeyukweya
Class 9 iyokweya eyokweya iyokweya ayiyukweya ingeyukweya
Class 10 ziyokweya eziyokweya ziyokweya aziyukweya zingeyukweya
Class 11 luyokweya oluyokweya luyokweya aluyukweya lungeyukweya
Class 14 buyokweya obuyokweya buyokweya abuyukweya bungeyukweya
Class 15 kuyokweya okuyokweya kuyokweya akuyukweya kungeyukweya
Class 17 kuyokweya okuyokweya kuyokweya akuyukweya kungeyukweya
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngeye ngingeyi
2nd singular weye ungeyi
1st plural seye singeyi
2nd plural neye ningeyi
Class 1 eye angeyi
Class 2 beye bangeyi
Class 3 weye ungeyi
Class 4 eye ingeyi
Class 5 leye lingeyi
Class 6 eye angeyi
Class 7 seye singeyi
Class 8 zeye zingeyi
Class 9 eye ingeyi
Class 10 zeye zingeyi
Class 11 lweye lungeyi
Class 14 beye bungeyi
Class 15 kweye kungeyi
Class 17 kweye kungeyi
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngeya angeya
2nd singular weya aweya
1st plural seya aseya
2nd plural neya aneya
Class 1 weya akeya
Class 2 beya abeya
Class 3 weya aweya
Class 4 yeya ayeya
Class 5 leya aleya
Class 6 eya aweya
Class 7 seya aseya
Class 8 zeya azeya
Class 9 yeya ayeya
Class 10 zeya azeya
Class 11 lweya alweya
Class 14 beya abeya
Class 15 kweya akweya
Class 17 kweya akweya

Derived terms[edit]

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