ingwenya

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Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *íngwenya, from Proto-Bantu *ǹgòìnà.

Noun[edit]

ingwenya? class 9 (plural izingwenya class 10)

  1. crocodile

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *íngwenya, from Proto-Bantu *ǹgòìnà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

íngwenya class 9 (plural tíngwenya class 10)

  1. crocodile

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *íngwenya, from Proto-Bantu *ǹgòìnà.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [íᵑɡ̊ʷe̤ːɲa]

Noun[edit]

íngwenya class 9 (plural iíngwenya class 10)

  1. crocodile

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *íngwenya, from Proto-Bantu *ǹgòìnà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

íngwenya class 9 (plural izíngwenya class 10)

  1. crocodile
  2. bandit, criminal, gangster
  3. submarine

Inflection[edit]

Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form ingwenya izingwenya
Locative engwenyeni ezingwenyeni
Singular Plural
Full form ingwenya izingwenya
Simple form ngwenya zingwenya
Locative engwenyeni ezingwenyeni
Copulative yingwenya yizingwenya
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wengwenya owengwenya wezingwenya owezingwenya
Class 2 bengwenya abengwenya bezingwenya abezingwenya
Class 3 wengwenya owengwenya wezingwenya owezingwenya
Class 4 yengwenya eyengwenya yezingwenya eyezingwenya
Class 5 lengwenya elengwenya lezingwenya elezingwenya
Class 6 engwenya awengwenya ezingwenya awezingwenya
Class 7 sengwenya esengwenya sezingwenya esezingwenya
Class 8 zengwenya ezengwenya zezingwenya ezezingwenya
Class 9 yengwenya eyengwenya yezingwenya eyezingwenya
Class 10 zengwenya ezengwenya zezingwenya ezezingwenya
Class 11 lwengwenya olwengwenya lwezingwenya olwezingwenya
Class 14 bengwenya obengwenya bezingwenya obezingwenya
Class 15 kwengwenya okwengwenya kwezingwenya okwezingwenya
Class 17 kwengwenya okwengwenya kwezingwenya okwezingwenya

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