imvubu

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Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ímvubú, Proto-Bantu *ǹgùbʊ́.

Noun[edit]

imvubu? class 9 (plural iimvubu class 10)

  1. hippopotamus

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ímvubú, from Proto-Bantu *ǹgùbʊ́.

Noun[edit]

ímvubú class 9 (plural izímvubú class 10)

  1. hippopotamus
  2. sjambok

Inflection[edit]

Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form imvubu izimvubu
Locative emvutshini ezimvutshini
Singular Plural
Full form imvubu izimvubu
Simple form mvubu zimvubu
Locative emvutshini ezimvutshini
Copulative yimvubu yizimvubu
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wemvubu owemvubu wezimvubu owezimvubu
Class 2 bemvubu abemvubu bezimvubu abezimvubu
Class 3 wemvubu owemvubu wezimvubu owezimvubu
Class 4 yemvubu eyemvubu yezimvubu eyezimvubu
Class 5 lemvubu elemvubu lezimvubu elezimvubu
Class 6 emvubu awemvubu ezimvubu awezimvubu
Class 7 semvubu esemvubu sezimvubu esezimvubu
Class 8 zemvubu ezemvubu zezimvubu ezezimvubu
Class 9 yemvubu eyemvubu yezimvubu eyezimvubu
Class 10 zemvubu ezemvubu zezimvubu ezezimvubu
Class 11 lwemvubu olwemvubu lwezimvubu olwezimvubu
Class 14 bemvubu obemvubu bezimvubu obezimvubu
Class 15 kwemvubu okwemvubu kwezimvubu okwezimvubu
Class 17 kwemvubu okwemvubu kwezimvubu okwezimvubu

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