uku-

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See also: uku, Uku, úku, ukũ, ūku, uku', and ūkų

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úku-, from Proto-Bantu *kʊ́-kʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

uku-

  1. Class 15 noun prefix; forms the infinitive of verbs.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úku-, from Proto-Bantu *kʊ́-kʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

uku-

  1. Class 15 noun prefix; forms the infinitive of verbs.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form ukw- is used before stems beginning with a vowel.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úku-, from Proto-Bantu *kʊ́-kʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

uku-

  1. Class 17 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form ukw- is used before stems beginning with a vowel.

References[edit]