imbabala

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Bantu language

Noun[edit]

imbabala (plural imbabalas)

  1. A bushbuck, Tragelaphus sylvaticus, one of two species, ranging more into southern and eastern Africa than the other species, the harnessed bushbuck

Synonyms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

imbabala (invariable)

  1. imbabala, Cape bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus)
    Synonym: tragelafo del Capo

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ímbabalá, from Proto-Bantu *m̀bàbàdá.

Noun[edit]

ímbábalá class 9 (plural tímbábalá class 10)

  1. bushbuck

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ímbabalá, from Proto-Bantu *m̀bàbàdá.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [íᵐb̥ǎ̤ɓaːlá]

Noun[edit]

ímbábalá class 9 (plural îimbábalá class 10)

  1. bushbuck

Inflection[edit]

This entry needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ímbabalá, from Proto-Bantu *m̀bàbàdá.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ímbabalá class 9 (plural izímbabalá class 10)

  1. bushbuck

Inflection[edit]

Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form imbabala izimbabala
Locative embabaleni ezimbabaleni
Singular Plural
Full form imbabala izimbabala
Simple form mbabala zimbabala
Locative embabaleni ezimbabaleni
Copulative yimbabala yizimbabala
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wembabala owembabala wezimbabala owezimbabala
Class 2 bembabala abembabala bezimbabala abezimbabala
Class 3 wembabala owembabala wezimbabala owezimbabala
Class 4 yembabala eyembabala yezimbabala eyezimbabala
Class 5 lembabala elembabala lezimbabala elezimbabala
Class 6 embabala awembabala ezimbabala awezimbabala
Class 7 sembabala esembabala sezimbabala esezimbabala
Class 8 zembabala ezembabala zezimbabala ezezimbabala
Class 9 yembabala eyembabala yezimbabala eyezimbabala
Class 10 zembabala ezembabala zezimbabala ezezimbabala
Class 11 lwembabala olwembabala lwezimbabala olwezimbabala
Class 14 bembabala obembabala bezimbabala obezimbabala
Class 15 kwembabala okwembabala kwezimbabala okwezimbabala
Class 17 kwembabala okwembabala kwezimbabala okwezimbabala

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