isinkwa

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Xhosa isonka, Chichewa chingwa, and Shona chingwa.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

isínkwa class 7 (plural izínkwa class 8)

  1. bread
  2. loaf

Inflection[edit]

Class 7/8
Singular Plural
Full form isinkwa izinkwa
Locative esinkweni ezinkweni
Singular Plural
Full form isinkwa izinkwa
Simple form sinkwa zinkwa
Locative esinkweni ezinkweni
Copulative yisinkwa yizinkwa
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wesinkwa owesinkwa wezinkwa owezinkwa
Class 2 besinkwa abesinkwa bezinkwa abezinkwa
Class 3 wesinkwa owesinkwa wezinkwa owezinkwa
Class 4 yesinkwa eyesinkwa yezinkwa eyezinkwa
Class 5 lesinkwa elesinkwa lezinkwa elezinkwa
Class 6 esinkwa awesinkwa ezinkwa awezinkwa
Class 7 sesinkwa esesinkwa sezinkwa esezinkwa
Class 8 zesinkwa ezesinkwa zezinkwa ezezinkwa
Class 9 yesinkwa eyesinkwa yezinkwa eyezinkwa
Class 10 zesinkwa ezesinkwa zezinkwa ezezinkwa
Class 11 lwesinkwa olwesinkwa lwezinkwa olwezinkwa
Class 14 besinkwa obesinkwa bezinkwa obezinkwa
Class 15 kwesinkwa okwesinkwa kwezinkwa okwezinkwa
Class 17 kwesinkwa okwesinkwa kwezinkwa okwezinkwa

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