isifuba

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Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ísifúbá, from Proto-Bantu *kɪ̀kúbà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ísífûba class 7 (plural ízífûba class 8)

  1. chest (of the body)

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ísifúbá, from Proto-Bantu *kɪ̀kúbà.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ísifûba class 7 (plural ízifûba class 8)

  1. chest (of the body)
  2. secret
  3. confidant

Inflection[edit]

Class 7/8
Singular Plural
Full form isifuba izifuba
Locative esifubeni ezifubeni
Singular Plural
Full form isifuba izifuba
Simple form sifuba zifuba
Locative esifubeni ezifubeni
Copulative yisifuba yizifuba
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wesifuba owesifuba wezifuba owezifuba
Class 2 besifuba abesifuba bezifuba abezifuba
Class 3 wesifuba owesifuba wezifuba owezifuba
Class 4 yesifuba eyesifuba yezifuba eyezifuba
Class 5 lesifuba elesifuba lezifuba elezifuba
Class 6 esifuba awesifuba ezifuba awezifuba
Class 7 sesifuba esesifuba sezifuba esezifuba
Class 8 zesifuba ezesifuba zezifuba ezezifuba
Class 9 yesifuba eyesifuba yezifuba eyezifuba
Class 10 zesifuba ezesifuba zezifuba ezezifuba
Class 11 lwesifuba olwesifuba lwezifuba olwezifuba
Class 14 besifuba obesifuba bezifuba obezifuba
Class 15 kwesifuba okwesifuba kwezifuba okwezifuba
Class 17 kwesifuba okwesifuba kwezifuba okwezifuba

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