ingwe

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Luhya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ǹgòì.

Noun[edit]

ingwe

  1. leopard

Zulu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *íngwe, from Proto-Bantu *ǹgòì.

Noun[edit]

íngwe class 9 (plural izíngwe class 10)

  1. leopard

Inflection[edit]

Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form ingwe izingwe
Locative engweni ezingweni
Singular Plural
Full form ingwe izingwe
Simple form ngwe zingwe
Locative engweni ezingweni
Copulative yingwe yizingwe
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wengwe owengwe wezingwe owezingwe
Class 2 bengwe abengwe bezingwe abezingwe
Class 3 wengwe owengwe wezingwe owezingwe
Class 4 yengwe eyengwe yezingwe eyezingwe
Class 5 lengwe elengwe lezingwe elezingwe
Class 6 engwe awengwe ezingwe awezingwe
Class 7 sengwe esengwe sezingwe esezingwe
Class 8 zengwe ezengwe zezingwe ezezingwe
Class 9 yengwe eyengwe yezingwe eyezingwe
Class 10 zengwe ezengwe zezingwe ezezingwe
Class 11 lwengwe olwengwe lwezingwe olwezingwe
Class 14 bengwe obengwe bezingwe obezingwe
Class 15 kwengwe okwengwe kwezingwe okwezingwe
Class 17 kwengwe okwengwe kwezingwe okwezingwe

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