sha

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See also: shá, shà, shā, shǎ, s'ha, -sha, and shąʼ

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sha

  1. Romaji transcription of しゃ
  2. Romaji transcription of シャ

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sha

  1. Nonstandard spelling of shā.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of shá.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of shǎ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of shà.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-pɪ́à.

Adjective[edit]

-sha

  1. new
  2. fresh
  3. young
Inflection[edit]
Adjective concord
Modifier Copulative
1st singular engimusha ngimusha
2nd singular omusha umusha
1st plural esibasha sibasha
2nd plural enibasha nibasha
Class 1 omusha musha
Class 2 abasha basha
Class 3 omusha musha
Class 4 emisha misha
Class 5 elisha lisha
Class 6 amasha masha
Class 7 esisha sisha
Class 8 ezinsha zinsha
Class 9 ensha insha
Class 10 ezinsha zinsha
Class 11 olusha lusha
Class 14 obusha busha
Class 15 okusha kusha
Class 17 okusha kusha
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-pɪ́a.

Verb[edit]

-shá

  1. (intransitive) to burn, to be on fire
  2. (intransitive) to evaporate
  3. (intransitive) to dry up
Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]