lima

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See also: Lima, limá, líma, limă, lìmǎ, Lìmǎ, and li-má

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lima ‎(plural limas)

  1. lima bean
    We had limas with dinner last night.

Alangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Alu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Amis[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Balinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Chamic *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *lima, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Banjarese[edit]

Banjarese cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *lima, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Bughotu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Casiguran Dumagat Agta[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

limá

  1. (cardinal) five

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Central Bontoc[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

limá

  1. (cardinal) five

Central Melanau[edit]

Central Melanau cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Chamorro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (Old Chamorro, cardinal) five (in general)

Cia-Cia[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Alternative forms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lima ‎(Hangul spelling 을리마)

  1. (cardinal) five

Noun[edit]

lima

  1. (anatomy) hand (part of the body)

Dupaninan Agta[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

líma

  1. (cardinal) five

East Futuna[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

lima

  1. indefinite genitive plural of limur

Fijian[edit]

Fijian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Finnish[edit]

(index li)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *slīmą.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlimɑ/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ma
  • Rhymes: -imɑ

Noun[edit]

lima

  1. mucus (slippery secretion from mucous membranes)
  2. phlegm (viscid mucus produced by the body, later especially mucus expelled from the bronchial passages by coughing)
  3. (historical) phlegm (one of the four humors making up the body in ancient and mediaeval medicine; said to be cold and moist, and often identified with mucus)
  4. slime (any viscous liquid matter)
  5. slime (mucus-like substance that exudes from the bodies of some animals, e.g. snails and slugs)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lima (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lima limat
genitive liman limojen
partitive limaa limoja
illative limaan limoihin
singular plural
nominative lima limat
accusative nom. lima limat
gen. liman
genitive liman limojen
limainrare
partitive limaa limoja
inessive limassa limoissa
elative limasta limoista
illative limaan limoihin
adessive limalla limoilla
ablative limalta limoilta
allative limalle limoille
essive limana limoina
translative limaksi limoiksi
instructive limoin
abessive limatta limoitta
comitative limoineen

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lima

  1. third-person singular past historic of limer

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic [Term?], from Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn, lemon, lime).

Noun[edit]

lima f ‎(plural limas)

  1. lime (fruit)
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin līma(file).

Noun[edit]

lima f ‎(plural limas)

  1. file, rasp
Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lima

  1. inflection of limar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Gela[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

lima

  1. Romanization of 𐌻𐌹𐌼𐌰

Hawaiian[edit]

Hawaiian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rima, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rima, from Proto-Polynesian *rima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five
  2. (ordinal) fifth

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lima

  1. (anatomy) hand (part of the body)

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

limá

  1. (cardinal) five

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish lima.

Noun[edit]

líma

  1. lime fruit or tree (citrus)

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

líma

  1. hand

Verb[edit]

limá

  1. to handle

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

lima

  1. indefinite genitive plural of limur

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Malay lima, from Proto-Malayic *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *lima, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Isnag[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

limá

  1. (cardinal) five

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līma.

Noun[edit]

lima f ‎(plural lime)

  1. file

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lima

  1. inflection of limare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Itawit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

limá

  1. (cardinal) five

Ivatan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Javanese[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. five

Kankanaey[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

limá

  1. (cardinal) five

Kapingamarangi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maybe from Proto-Indo-European *sley-(smooth; slick; sticky; slimy). Cognates include Latin limus, English slime, German Schleim(mucus, slime) and Ancient Greek λίμνη(límnē, marsh).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

līma f ‎(genitive līmae); first declension

  1. file (carpenter's tool)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative līma līmae
genitive līmae līmārum
dative līmae līmīs
accusative līmam līmās
ablative līmā līmīs
vocative līma līmae

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • lima in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lima in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • LIMA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • lima in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lima in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • lima in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “lima”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 1, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 801

Lau[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Lusi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *lima, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lima ‎(Jawi spelling ليم)

  1. (cardinal) five

Synonyms[edit]


Manam[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Maori[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. Obsolete spelling of rima

Mayoyao Ifugao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

limá

  1. (cardinal) five

Muduapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Mussau-Emira[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Nakanai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Niuatoputapu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. five

Niuean[edit]

Niuean cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lima n pl

  1. definite plural of lim

Verb[edit]

lima

  1. simple past of lime
  2. past participle of lime

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

lima n pl

  1. definite plural of lim

Nukuoro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Paiwan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Papora[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lima f

  1. lime (citrus tree)

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlima/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ma

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn, lemon, lime).

Noun[edit]

lima f (plural limas)

  1. lime (fruit)
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:lima.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin līma.

Noun[edit]

lima f (plural limas)

  1. file (tool to smoothen a surface)
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:lima.

Verb[edit]

lima

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of limar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of limar
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:limar.

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     vermelho      verde      amarelo      creme      branco
     carmim      magenta      azul-petróleo      lima      rosa,
cor-de-rosa
     índigo,
anil
     azul      laranja,
cor-de-laranja
     cinza      violeta
     preto      roxo      castanho,
marrom
     azul céu      ciano

Raga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Ratahan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Rotuman[edit]

Rotuman cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Roviana[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Samoan[edit]

Samoan cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian lima, from Latin līma.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lîma/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ma

Noun[edit]

lȉma f ‎(Cyrillic spelling ли̏ма)

  1. (regional) file (tool)

References[edit]

  • lima” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic [Term?], from Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn, lemon, lime).

Noun[edit]

lima f ‎(plural limas)

  1. lime (fruit)
  2. (dialectal) lemon (fruit)
Synonyms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin līma.

Noun[edit]

lima f ‎(plural limas)

  1. file (tool to smoothen a surface)

Verb[edit]

lima

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of limar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of limar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of limar.

References[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-dɪ̀ma.

Verb[edit]

-lima ‎(infinitive kulima)

  1. to plough

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-lima, from Proto-Bantu *-dɪ̀ma.

Verb[edit]

-lima

  1. to plough

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Usage notes[edit]

  • To describe the quantity of something, the number is placed before the noun and affixed with a -ng when the word ends with a vowel, and a separate word na for a consonant.
    Isang saging, dalawang pinya.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Apat na mansanas, anim na mangga.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Taroko[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Atayalic *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

To'abaita[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

References[edit]

  • Frantisek Lichtenberk, A Grammar of Toqabaqita (2008)

Tolai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Noun[edit]

lima

  1. hand
  2. arm
  3. foreleg

References[edit]

  • Ulrike Mosel, Tolai and Tok Pisin: the influence of the substratum on the development of New Guinea Pidgin (1980)

Tuvaluan[edit]

Tuvaluan cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : lima

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Uma[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Woleaian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *lima, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-lima, from Proto-Bantu *-dɪ̀ma.

Verb[edit]

-lima

  1. to farm, cultivate
  2. to plough

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Yami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *lima, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lima

  1. (cardinal) five

Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-lima, from Proto-Bantu *-dɪ̀ma.

Verb[edit]

-lima

  1. to farm, cultivate
  2. to plough

Inflection[edit]

Tone class L
Infinitive ukulima
Imperative Imperative
+ object prefix
Singular lima lime
Plural limani limeni
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyalima, ngilima ngilima ngilime
2nd singular uyalima, ulima ulima ulime
1st plural siyalima, silima silima silime
2nd plural niyalima, nilima nilima nilime
Class 1 uyalima, ulima elima alime
Class 2 bayalima, balima belima balime
Class 3 uyalima, ulima ulima ulime
Class 4 iyalima, ilima ilima ilime
Class 5 liyalima, lilima lilima lilime
Class 6 ayalima, alima elima alime
Class 7 siyalima, silima silima silime
Class 8 ziyalima, zilima zilima zilime
Class 9 iyalima, ilima ilima ilime
Class 10 ziyalima, zilima zilima zilime
Class 11 luyalima, lulima lulima lulime
Class 14 buyalima, bulima bulima bulime
Class 15 kuyalima, kulima kulima kulime
Class 17 kuyalima, kulima kulima kulime
Recent past Recent past
continuous
1st singular ngilimile, ngilimē bengilima
2nd singular ulimile, ulimē ubelima
1st plural silimile, silimē sibelima
2nd plural nilimile, nilimē nibelima
Class 1 ulimile, ulimē ubelima
Class 2 balimile, balimē bebelima
Class 3 ulimile, ulimē bewulima
Class 4 ilimile, ilimē beyilima
Class 5 lilimile, lilimē belilima
Class 6 alimile, alimē abelima
Class 7 silimile, silimē besilima
Class 8 zilimile, zilimē bezilima
Class 9 ilimile, ilimē beyilima
Class 10 zilimile, zilimē bezilima
Class 11 lulimile, lulimē belulima
Class 14 bulimile, bulimē bebulima
Class 15 kulimile, kulimē bekulima
Class 17 kulimile, kulimē bekulima
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngālima ngangilima
2nd singular wālima wawulima
1st plural sālima sasilima
2nd plural nālima nanilima
Class 1 wālima wayelima
Class 2 bālima babelima
Class 3 wālima wawulima
Class 4 yālima yayilima
Class 5 lālima lalilima
Class 6 ālima ayelima
Class 7 sālima sasilima
Class 8 zālima zazilima
Class 9 yālima yayilima
Class 10 zālima zazilima
Class 11 lwālima lwalulima
Class 14 bālima babulima
Class 15 kwālima kwakulima
Class 17 kwālima kwakulima
Future
1st singular ngizolima
2nd singular uzolima
1st plural sizolima
2nd plural nizolima
Class 1 uzolima
Class 2 bazolima
Class 3 uzolima
Class 4 izolima
Class 5 lizolima
Class 6 azolima
Class 7 sizolima
Class 8 zizolima
Class 9 izolima
Class 10 zizolima
Class 11 luzolima
Class 14 buzolima
Class 15 kuzolima
Class 17 kuzolima