ibala

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Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ílibálá, from Proto-Bantu *ìbádà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

íbâla class 5 (plural ámábâla class 6)

  1. spot
  2. open space, yard

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ílibálá, from Proto-Bantu *ìbádà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

îbâla class 5 (plural ámabâla class 6)

  1. speckle, spot
  2. open space, area of land, yard
  3. playground

Inflection[edit]

Class 5/6
Singular Plural
Full form ibala amabala
Locative ebaleni emabaleni
Singular Plural
Full form ibala amabala
Simple form libala mabala
Locative ebaleni emabaleni
Copulative yibala ngamabala
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 webala owebala wamabala owamabala
Class 2 bebala abebala bamabala abamabala
Class 3 webala owebala wamabala owamabala
Class 4 yebala eyebala yamabala eyamabala
Class 5 lebala elebala lamabala elamabala
Class 6 ebala awebala amabala awamabala
Class 7 sebala esebala samabala esamabala
Class 8 zebala ezebala zamabala ezamabala
Class 9 yebala eyebala yamabala eyamabala
Class 10 zebala ezebala zamabala ezamabala
Class 11 lwebala olwebala lwamabala olwamabala
Class 14 bebala obebala bamabala obamabala
Class 15 kwebala okwebala kwamabala okwamabala
Class 17 kwebala okwebala kwamabala okwamabala

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