isandla

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Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ísándla, from Proto-Bantu *kɪ̀gànjà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

isándla class 7 (plural izándla class 8)

  1. hand
  2. handful
    Synonyms: ukhweshe
  3. hand, handwriting

Inflection[edit]

Class 7/8
Singular Plural
Full form isandla izandla
Locative esandleni ezandleni
Singular Plural
Full form isandla izandla
Simple form sandla zandla
Locative esandleni ezandleni
Copulative yisandla yizandla
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wesandla owesandla wezandla owezandla
Class 2 besandla abesandla bezandla abezandla
Class 3 wesandla owesandla wezandla owezandla
Class 4 yesandla eyesandla yezandla eyezandla
Class 5 lesandla elesandla lezandla elezandla
Class 6 esandla awesandla ezandla awezandla
Class 7 sesandla esesandla sezandla esezandla
Class 8 zesandla ezesandla zezandla ezezandla
Class 9 yesandla eyesandla yezandla eyezandla
Class 10 zesandla ezesandla zezandla ezezandla
Class 11 lwesandla olwesandla lwezandla olwezandla
Class 14 besandla obesandla bezandla obezandla
Class 15 kwesandla okwesandla kwezandla okwezandla
Class 17 kwesandla okwesandla kwezandla okwezandla

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