simba

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See also: Simba and şimbä

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay sembah.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /simˈba/, [simˈba]
  • Hyphenation: sim‧ba

Noun[edit]

simbá (Basahan spelling ᜐᜒᜋ᜔ᜊ)

  1. act of going to church, attending church services

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay sembah.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sim‧ba
  • IPA(key): /simˈba/, [s̪ɪmˈba]

Verb[edit]

simba

  1. to adore
  2. to go to church
  3. to attend church services

Noun[edit]

simba

  1. an instance of going to church or attending church services

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Quotations[edit]

Kituba[edit]

Verb[edit]

simba

  1. to hold
  2. to catch

Kongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Bantu *ncímbá (lion).

Noun[edit]

simba

  1. lion
    Synonym: nkosi

Lingala[edit]

Verb[edit]

simba

  1. to touch
  2. to hold
  3. to catch

Shona[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

-simba (infinitive kusimba)

  1. be strong
  2. be powerful

Noun[edit]

simbá class 5 (plural masimbá class 6)

  1. strength
  2. power, authority

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ncímbá. The irregular development of the tones suggests that it may be a borrowing from another Bantu language.

Noun[edit]

simba class 9 (plural simba class 10)

  1. genet
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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsimba/ [ˈsĩm.ba]
  • Rhymes: -imba
  • Syllabification: sim‧ba

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

simba m or f (masculine and feminine plural simbas)

  1. Simba

Noun[edit]

simba m (uncountable)

  1. Simba (language)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

simba

  1. inflection of simbar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Swahili[edit]

simba wa Kenya
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ncímbá. Cognate with Nyamwezi nshimba, Umbundu simbe, Venda tsimba, Zulu insimba. However, Sanskrit सिंह (siṃha) is a false cognate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsi.ᵐbɑ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

simba (n class, plural simba)

  1. lion

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay sembah, possibly from Javanese ꦱꦼꦩ꧀ꦧꦃ (sembah), from Old Javanese sĕmbah, possibly from Old Khmer saṃbaḥ ~ sambaḥ (whence Khmer សំពះ (sɑmpĕəh)). Compare Bikol Central simba, Cebuano simba, and Waray-Waray singba. Doublet of samba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sim‧ba
  • IPA(key): /simˈba/, [sɪmˈba]
  • IPA(key): /ˈsimba/, [ˈsim.bɐ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

simbá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜋ᜔ᜊ)

  1. going to church (to pray, attend service, etc.)
  2. attending of Mass
    Synonyms: pagsimba, pagsisimba

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Further reading[edit]

  • simba”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Blust, Robert, Trussel, Stephen (2010–) “worship”, in The Austronesian Comparative Dictionary