simba

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See also: Simba and şimbä

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sim‧ba

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

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:simba.

Derived terms[edit]


Kongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Bantu *ncímbá (lion).

Noun[edit]

simba

  1. lion
    Synonym: nkosi

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

Related terms[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

simba (plural simbas)

  1. Simba

Noun[edit]

simba m (uncountable)

  1. Simba (language)

Swahili[edit]

simba wa Kenya

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ncímbá. Cognate with Nyamwezi nshimba, Umbundu simbe, Venda tsimba, Zulu insimba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

simba (n class, plural simba)

  1. lion

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

From Cebuano simba. Cognate with Tagalog samba.

Noun[edit]

simbá, simba

  1. act of attending Mass; act of going to church

Related terms[edit]