inkomo

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Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Limpopo Khoekhoe, an extinct branch of the Khoe languages. Compare Nama gomab/gomas (head of cattle).

Noun[edit]

inkomo? class 9 (plural izinkomo class 10)

  1. cow

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Limpopo Khoekhoe, an extinct branch of the Khoe languages. Compare Nama gomab/gomas (head of cattle).

Noun[edit]

inkomo? class 9 (plural iinkomo class 10)

  1. cow

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Limpopo Khoekhoe, an extinct branch of the Khoe languages. Compare Nama gomab/gomas (head of cattle).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ínkoːmó/

Noun[edit]

ínkomó class 9 (plural izinkômó class 10)

  1. cow

Inflection[edit]

Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form inkomo izinkomo
Locative enkonyeni ezinkonyeni
Singular Plural
Full form inkomo izinkomo
Simple form nkomo zinkomo
Locative enkonyeni ezinkonyeni
Copulative yinkomo yizinkomo
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wenkomo owenkomo wezinkomo owezinkomo
Class 2 benkomo abenkomo bezinkomo abezinkomo
Class 3 wenkomo owenkomo wezinkomo owezinkomo
Class 4 yenkomo eyenkomo yezinkomo eyezinkomo
Class 5 lenkomo elenkomo lezinkomo elezinkomo
Class 6 enkomo awenkomo ezinkomo awezinkomo
Class 7 senkomo esenkomo sezinkomo esezinkomo
Class 8 zenkomo ezenkomo zezinkomo ezezinkomo
Class 9 yenkomo eyenkomo yezinkomo eyezinkomo
Class 10 zenkomo ezenkomo zezinkomo ezezinkomo
Class 11 lwenkomo olwenkomo lwezinkomo olwezinkomo
Class 14 benkomo obenkomo bezinkomo obezinkomo
Class 15 kwenkomo okwenkomo kwezinkomo okwezinkomo
Class 17 kwenkomo okwenkomo kwezinkomo okwezinkomo

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972), “-khomo”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “-khomo (2.3-5.4)”
  • Ehret, Christopher (2008), “The early livestock-raisers of southern Africa”, in Southern African Humanities, volume 20, pages 7–35