izembe

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Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ìgèmbè.

Noun[edit]

ízembe class 5 (plural ámázembe class 6)

  1. axe, hatchet

Inflection[edit]

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Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ìgèmbè.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /íːzeːmbe/

Noun[edit]

ī́zembe class 5 (plural amázembe class 6)

  1. axe, hatchet

Inflection[edit]

Class 5/6
Singular Plural
Full form izembe amazembe
Locative ezembeni emazembeni
Singular Plural
Full form izembe amazembe
Simple form lizembe mazembe
Locative ezembeni emazembeni
Copulative yizembe ngamazembe
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wezembe owezembe wamazembe owamazembe
Class 2 bezembe abezembe bamazembe abamazembe
Class 3 wezembe owezembe wamazembe owamazembe
Class 4 yezembe eyezembe yamazembe eyamazembe
Class 5 lezembe elezembe lamazembe elamazembe
Class 6 ezembe awezembe amazembe awamazembe
Class 7 sezembe esezembe samazembe esamazembe
Class 8 zezembe ezezembe zamazembe ezamazembe
Class 9 yezembe eyezembe yamazembe eyamazembe
Class 10 zezembe ezezembe zamazembe ezamazembe
Class 11 lwezembe olwezembe lwamazembe olwamazembe
Class 14 bezembe obezembe bamazembe obamazembe
Class 15 kwezembe okwezembe kwamazembe okwamazembe
Class 17 kwezembe okwezembe kwamazembe okwamazembe

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