inyama

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ínyama, from Proto-Bantu *ǹɲàmà.

Noun[edit]

ínyama class 9 (plural izinyâma class 10)

  1. meat, flesh
  2. skin (of a human)
    Synonyms: isikhumba

Inflection[edit]

Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form inyama izinyama
Locative enyameni ezinyameni
Singular Plural
Full form inyama izinyama
Simple form nyama zinyama
Locative enyameni ezinyameni
Copulative yinyama yizinyama
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wenyama owenyama wezinyama owezinyama
Class 2 benyama abenyama bezinyama abezinyama
Class 3 wenyama owenyama wezinyama owezinyama
Class 4 yenyama eyenyama yezinyama eyezinyama
Class 5 lenyama elenyama lezinyama elezinyama
Class 6 enyama awenyama ezinyama awezinyama
Class 7 senyama esenyama sezinyama esezinyama
Class 8 zenyama ezenyama zezinyama ezezinyama
Class 9 yenyama eyenyama yezinyama eyezinyama
Class 10 zenyama ezenyama zezinyama ezezinyama
Class 11 lwenyama olwenyama lwezinyama olwezinyama
Class 14 benyama obenyama bezinyama obezinyama
Class 15 kwenyama okwenyama kwezinyama okwezinyama
Class 17 kwenyama okwenyama kwezinyama okwezinyama

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