nga-

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Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /nɡa/

Preposition[edit]

nga-

  1. with, by means of
  2. through, via
  3. at, in, on (a time, moment, day etc)
  4. by, before (a time)
  5. by, near, around
  6. about, concerning
  7. per, for each
    amakhilomitha ngehora
    kilometres per hour

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /nɡa/

Prefix[edit]

nga-

  1. not

Usage notes[edit]

Used in the participial mood and subjunctive mood, as well as in relative constructions.

References[edit]