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  1. younger sibling of someone of equal gender




  1. Romaji transcription of ぬか




  1. stink (have a strong bad smell)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at stink. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see nuka in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009



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  1. (intransitive) to smell (have a particular odour)
  2. (transitive) to smell (detect the odour of)


Tone class L
Infinitive ukunuka
Singular nuka
Plural nukani
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyanuka, nginuka nginuka nginuke
2nd singular uyanuka, unuka unuka unuke
1st plural siyanuka, sinuka sinuka sinuke
2nd plural niyanuka, ninuka ninuka ninuke
Class 1 uyanuka, unuka enuka anuke
Class 2 bayanuka, banuka benuka banuke
Class 3 uyanuka, unuka unuka unuke
Class 4 iyanuka, inuka inuka inuke
Class 5 liyanuka, linuka linuka linuke
Class 6 ayanuka, anuka enuka anuke
Class 7 siyanuka, sinuka sinuka sinuke
Class 8 ziyanuka, zinuka zinuka zinuke
Class 9 iyanuka, inuka inuka inuke
Class 10 ziyanuka, zinuka zinuka zinuke
Class 11 luyanuka, lunuka lunuka lunuke
Class 14 buyanuka, bunuka bunuka bunuke
Class 15 kuyanuka, kunuka kunuka kunuke
Class 17 kuyanuka, kunuka kunuka kunuke
Recent past Recent past
1st singular nginukile, nginuke benginuka
2nd singular unukile, unuke ubenuka
1st plural sinukile, sinuke sibenuka
2nd plural ninukile, ninuke nibenuka
Class 1 unukile, unuke ubenuka
Class 2 banukile, banuke bebenuka
Class 3 unukile, unuke bewunuka
Class 4 inukile, inuke beyinuka
Class 5 linukile, linuke belinuka
Class 6 anukile, anuke abenuka
Class 7 sinukile, sinuke besinuka
Class 8 zinukile, zinuke bezinuka
Class 9 inukile, inuke beyinuka
Class 10 zinukile, zinuke bezinuka
Class 11 lunukile, lunuke belunuka
Class 14 bunukile, bunuke bebunuka
Class 15 kunukile, kunuke bekunuka
Class 17 kunukile, kunuke bekunuka
Remote past Remote past
1st singular nganuka nganginuka
2nd singular wanuka wawunuka
1st plural sanuka sasinuka
2nd plural nanuka naninuka
Class 1 wanuka wayenuka
Class 2 banuka babenuka
Class 3 wanuka wawunuka
Class 4 yanuka yayinuka
Class 5 lanuka lalinuka
Class 6 anuka ayenuka
Class 7 sanuka sasinuka
Class 8 zanuka zazinuka
Class 9 yanuka yayinuka
Class 10 zanuka zazinuka
Class 11 lwanuka lwalunuka
Class 14 banuka babunuka
Class 15 kwanuka kwakunuka
Class 17 kwanuka kwakunuka
1st singular ngizonuka, ngonuka
2nd singular uzonuka, wonuka
1st plural sizonuka, sonuka
2nd plural nizonuka, nonuka
Class 1 uzonuka, wonuka
Class 2 bazonuka, bonuka
Class 3 uzonuka, wonuka
Class 4 izonuka, yonuka
Class 5 lizonuka, lonuka
Class 6 azonuka, onuka
Class 7 sizonuka, sonuka
Class 8 zizonuka, zonuka
Class 9 izonuka, yonuka
Class 10 zizonuka, zonuka
Class 11 luzonuka, lonuka
Class 14 buzonuka, bonuka
Class 15 kuzonuka, konuka
Class 17 kuzonuka, konuka