pima

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pima (uncountable)

  1. A soft form of cotton having long fibres
    • 2009 March 12, Cintra Wilson, “Rosie the Riveter in a Pocket T”, in New York Times[1]:
      A svelte pima tank top with little buttons down the back is $118.

Anagrams[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

-pima (infinitive kupima)

  1. to test
  2. to measure, weigh, estimate
  3. to criticise

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -pima
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kupima kutopima
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative pima pimeni
Habitual hupima
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive nilipima
nalipima
tulipima
twalipima
ulipima
walipima
mlipima
mwalipima
alipima walipima ulipima ilipima lilipima yalipima kilipima vilipima ilipima zilipima ulipima kulipima palipima mulipima
Relative niliopima
naliopima
tuliopima
twaliopima
uliopima
waliopima
mliopima
mwaliopima
aliopima waliopima uliopima iliopima liliopima yaliopima kiliopima viliopima iliopima ziliopima uliopima kuliopima paliopima muliopima
Negative sikupima hatukupima hukupima hamkupima hakupima hawakupima haukupima haikupima halikupima hayakupima hakikupima havikupima haikupima hazikupima haukupima hakukupima hapakupima hamukupima
Present
Positive ninapima
napima
tunapima unapima mnapima anapima wanapima unapima inapima linapima yanapima kinapima vinapima inapima zinapima unapima kunapima panapima munapima
Relative ninaopima
naopima
tunaopima unaopima mnaopima anaopima wanaopima unaopima inaopima linaopima yanaopima kinaopima vinaopima inaopima zinaopima unaopima kunaopima panaopima munaopima
Negative sipimi hatupimi hupimi hampimi hapimi hawapimi haupimi haipimi halipimi hayapimi hakipimi havipimi haipimi hazipimi haupimi hakupimi hapapimi hamupimi
Future
Positive nitapima tutapima utapima mtapima atapima watapima utapima itapima litapima yatapima kitapima vitapima itapima zitapima utapima kutapima patapima mutapima
Relative nitakaopima tutakaopima utakaopima mtakaopima atakaopima watakaopima utakaopima itakaopima litakaopima yatakaopima kitakaopima vitakaopima itakaopima zitakaopima utakaopima kutakaopima patakaopima mutakaopima
Negative sitapima hatutapima hutapima hamtapima hatapima hawatapima hautapima haitapima halitapima hayatapima hakitapima havitapima haitapima hazitapima hautapima hakutapima hapatapima hamutapima
Subjunctive
Positive nipime tupime upime mpime apime wapime upime ipime lipime yapime kipime vipime ipime zipime upime kupime papime mupime
Negative nisipime tusipime usipime msipime asipime wasipime usipime isipime lisipime yasipime kisipime visipime isipime zisipime usipime kusipime pasipime musipime
Present Conditional
Positive ningepima tungepima ungepima mngepima angepima wangepima ungepima ingepima lingepima yangepima kingepima vingepima ingepima zingepima ungepima kungepima pangepima mungepima
Negative nisingepima
singepima
tusingepima
hatungepima
usingepima
hungepima
msingepima
hamngepima
asingepima
hangepima
wasingepima
hawangepima
usingepima
haungepima
isingepima
haingepima
lisingepima
halingepima
yasingepima
hayangepima
kisingepima
hakingepima
visingepima
havingepima
isingepima
haingepima
zisingepima
hazingepima
usingepima
haungepima
kusingepima
hakungepima
pasingepima
hapangepima
musingepima
hamungepima
Past Conditional
Positive ningalipima tungalipima ungalipima mngalipima angalipima wangalipima ungalipima ingalipima lingalipima yangalipima kingalipima vingalipima ingalipima zingalipima ungalipima kungalipima pangalipima mungalipima
Negative nisingalipima
singalipima
tusingalipima
hatungalipima
usingalipima
hungalipima
msingalipima
hamngalipima
asingalipima
hangalipima
wasingalipima
hawangalipima
usingalipima
haungalipima
isingalipima
haingalipima
lisingalipima
halingalipima
yasingalipima
hayangalipima
kisingalipima
hakingalipima
visingalipima
havingalipima
isingalipima
haingalipima
zisingalipima
hazingalipima
usingalipima
haungalipima
kusingalipima
hakungalipima
pasingalipima
hapangalipima
musingalipima
hamungalipima
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningelipima tungelipima ungelipima mngelipima angelipima wangelipima ungelipima ingelipima lingelipima yangelipima kingelipima vingelipima ingelipima zingelipima ungelipima kungelipima pangelipima mungelipima
General Relative
Positive nipimao tupimao upimao mpimao apimao wapimao upimao ipimao lipimao yapimao kipimao vipimao ipimao zipimao upimao kupimao papimao mupimao
Negative nisiopima tusiopima usiopima msiopima asiopima wasiopima usiopima isiopima lisiopima yasiopima kisiopima visiopima isiopima zisiopima usiopima kusiopima pasiopima musiopima
Gnomic
Positive napima twapima wapima mwapima apima wapima wapima yapima lapima yapima chapima vyapima yapima zapima wapima kwapima papima mwapima
Perfect
Positive nimepima tumepima umepima mmepima amepima wamepima umepima imepima limepima yamepima kimepima vimepima imepima zimepima umepima kumepima pamepima mumepima
"Already"
Positive nimeshapima tumeshapima umeshapima mmeshapima ameshapima wameshapima umeshapima imeshapima limeshapima yameshapima kimeshapima vimeshapima imeshapima zimeshapima umeshapima kumeshapima pameshapima mumeshapima
"Not yet"
Negative sijapima hatujapima hujapima hamjapima hajapima hawajapima haujapima haijapima halijapima hayajapima hakijapima havijapima haijapima hazijapima haujapima hakujapima hapajapima hamujapima
"If/When"
Positive nikipima tukipima ukipima mkipima akipima wakipima ukipima ikipima likipima yakipima kikipima vikipima ikipima zikipima ukipima kukipima pakipima mukipima
"If not"
Negative nisipopima tusipopima usipopima msipopima asipopima wasipopima usipopima isipopima lisipopima yasipopima kisipopima visipopima isipopima zisipopima usipopima kusipopima pasipopima musipopima
Consecutive
Positive nikapima tukapima ukapima mkapima akapima wakapima ukapima ikapima likapima yakapima kikapima vikapima ikapima zikapima ukapima kukapima pakapima mukapima
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords, relative concords can agree with all noun classes, and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.