mnyama

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a reassignment of nyama to an animate class.

Noun[edit]

mnyama (m-wa class, plural wanyama)

  1. animal (organism)

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Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From umnyama.

Relative[edit]

-mnyama?

  1. black
  2. dark
  3. deep
  4. profound

Inflection[edit]

Relative concord
Modifier Copulative
1st singular engimnyama ngimnyama
2nd singular omnyama umnyama
1st plural esimnyama simnyama
2nd plural enimnyama nimnyama
Class 1 omnyama umnyama
Class 2 abamnyama bamnyama
Class 3 omnyama umnyama
Class 4 emnyama imnyama
Class 5 elimnyama limnyama
Class 6 amnyama amnyama
Class 7 esimnyama simnyama
Class 8 ezimnyama zimnyama
Class 9 emnyama imnyama
Class 10 ezimnyama zimnyama
Class 11 olumnyama lumnyama
Class 14 obumnyama bumnyama
Class 15 okumnyama kumnyama
Class 17 okumnyama kumnyama

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