ijuba

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Swahili njiwa, Chichewa njiwa, Shona njiva, and Sotho leeba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ī́juba class 5 (plural amájuba class 6)

  1. dove, pigeon

Inflection[edit]

Class 5/6
Singular Plural
Full form ijuba amajuba
Locative ejubeni emajubeni
Singular Plural
Full form ijuba amajuba
Simple form lijuba majuba
Locative ejubeni emajubeni
Copulative yijuba ngamajuba
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wejuba owejuba wamajuba owamajuba
Class 2 bejuba abejuba bamajuba abamajuba
Class 3 wejuba owejuba wamajuba owamajuba
Class 4 yejuba eyejuba yamajuba eyamajuba
Class 5 lejuba elejuba lamajuba elamajuba
Class 6 ejuba awejuba amajuba awamajuba
Class 7 sejuba esejuba samajuba esamajuba
Class 8 zejuba ezejuba zamajuba ezamajuba
Class 9 yejuba eyejuba yamajuba eyamajuba
Class 10 zejuba ezejuba zamajuba ezamajuba
Class 11 lwejuba olwejuba lwamajuba olwamajuba
Class 14 bejuba obejuba bamajuba obamajuba
Class 15 kwejuba okwejuba kwamajuba okwamajuba
Class 17 kwejuba okwejuba kwamajuba okwamajuba

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