ubuthi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Xhosa

Noun[edit]

ubuthi (uncountable)

  1. witchcraft (among the Xhosa people)

Zulu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ubu- +‎ umuthi.

Noun[edit]

úbuthí class 14

  1. poison (from a bush or tree)

Inflection[edit]

Class 14
Singular Plural
Full form ubuthi
Locative ebuthini
Singular Plural
Full form ubuthi
Simple form buthi
Locative ebuthini
Copulative ngubuthi
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wobuthi owobuthi
Class 2 bobuthi abobuthi
Class 3 wobuthi owobuthi
Class 4 yobuthi eyobuthi
Class 5 lobuthi elobuthi
Class 6 obuthi awobuthi
Class 7 sobuthi esobuthi
Class 8 zobuthi ezobuthi
Class 9 yobuthi eyobuthi
Class 10 zobuthi ezobuthi
Class 11 lwobuthi olwobuthi
Class 14 bobuthi obobuthi
Class 15 kwobuthi okwobuthi
Class 17 kwobuthi okwobuthi

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