sha

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

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sha

  1. Rōmaji transcription of しゃ
  2. Rōmaji 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.

Swazi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-pɪ́à.

Adjective[edit]

-sha

  1. new
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-pɪ́a.

Verb[edit]

-sha

  1. to burn
Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-pɪ́à.

Adjective[edit]

-sha

  1. new
  2. fresh
  3. young
Inflection[edit]
Adjective concord, tone class H
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]

-sha

  1. (intransitive) to burn, to be on fire
  2. (intransitive) to evaporate
  3. (intransitive) to dry up
Inflection[edit]
Tone class H
Infinitive ukusha
Imperative Imperative
+ object prefix
Singular yisha yishe
Plural yishani yisheni
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyasha, ngisha ngisha ngishe
2nd singular uyasha, usha usha ushe
1st plural siyasha, sisha sisha sishe
2nd plural niyasha, nisha nisha nishe
Class 1 uyasha, usha esha ashe
Class 2 bayasha, basha besha bashe
Class 3 uyasha, usha usha ushe
Class 4 iyasha, isha isha ishe
Class 5 liyasha, lisha lisha lishe
Class 6 ayasha, asha esha ashe
Class 7 siyasha, sisha sisha sishe
Class 8 ziyasha, zisha zisha zishe
Class 9 iyasha, isha isha ishe
Class 10 ziyasha, zisha zisha zishe
Class 11 luyasha, lusha lusha lushe
Class 14 buyasha, busha busha bushe
Class 15 kuyasha, kusha kusha kushe
Class 17 kuyasha, kusha kusha kushe
Recent past Recent past
continuous
1st singular ngishile, ngishē bengisha
2nd singular ushile, ushē ubesha
1st plural sishile, sishē sibesha
2nd plural nishile, nishē nibesha
Class 1 ushile, ushē ubesha
Class 2 bashile, bashē bebesha
Class 3 ushile, ushē bewusha
Class 4 ishile, ishē beyisha
Class 5 lishile, lishē belisha
Class 6 ashile, ashē abesha
Class 7 sishile, sishē besisha
Class 8 zishile, zishē bezisha
Class 9 ishile, ishē beyisha
Class 10 zishile, zishē bezisha
Class 11 lushile, lushē belusha
Class 14 bushile, bushē bebusha
Class 15 kushile, kushē bekusha
Class 17 kushile, kushē bekusha
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngāsha ngangisha
2nd singular wāsha wawusha
1st plural sāsha sasisha
2nd plural nāsha nanisha
Class 1 wāsha wayesha
Class 2 bāsha babesha
Class 3 wāsha wawusha
Class 4 yāsha yayisha
Class 5 lāsha lalisha
Class 6 āsha ayesha
Class 7 sāsha sasisha
Class 8 zāsha zazisha
Class 9 yāsha yayisha
Class 10 zāsha zazisha
Class 11 lwāsha lwalusha
Class 14 bāsha babusha
Class 15 kwāsha kwakusha
Class 17 kwāsha kwakusha
Future
1st singular ngizokusha
2nd singular uzokusha
1st plural sizokusha
2nd plural nizokusha
Class 1 uzokusha
Class 2 bazokusha
Class 3 uzokusha
Class 4 izokusha
Class 5 lizokusha
Class 6 azokusha
Class 7 sizokusha
Class 8 zizokusha
Class 9 izokusha
Class 10 zizokusha
Class 11 luzokusha
Class 14 buzokusha
Class 15 kuzokusha
Class 17 kuzokusha
Derived terms[edit]