ulimi

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀dɪ́mì.

Noun[edit]

ulimi (u class, plural ndimi)

  1. tongue (organ)

See also[edit]


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀dɪ́mì.

Noun[edit]

ulimi class 11/10 ‎(plural izilimi)

  1. tongue
  2. language

Inflection[edit]

Stem -limi, class 11/10
Singular Plural
Full form ū́limi ízilimi
Locative ṓlimini ézilimini
Singular Plural
Full form ū́limi ízilimi
Simple form lúlimi zilimi
Locative ṓlimini ézilimini
Copulative wū́limi yízilimi
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wṓlimi ówṓlimi wézilimi ówézilimi
Class 2 bṓlimi ábṓlimi bézilimi ábézilimi
Class 3 wṓlimi ówṓlimi wézilimi ówézilimi
Class 4 yṓlimi éyṓlimi yézilimi éyézilimi
Class 5 lṓlimi élṓlimi lézilimi élézilimi
Class 6 ṓlimi áwṓlimi ézilimi áwézilimi
Class 7 sṓlimi ésṓlimi sézilimi ésézilimi
Class 8 zṓlimi ézṓlimi zézilimi ézézilimi
Class 9 yṓlimi éyṓlimi yézilimi éyézilimi
Class 10 zṓlimi ézṓlimi zézilimi ézézilimi
Class 11 lwṓlimi ólwṓlimi lwézilimi ólwézilimi
Class 14 bṓlimi óbṓlimi bézilimi óbézilimi
Class 15 kwṓlimi ókwṓlimi kwézilimi ókwézilimi
Class 17 kwṓlimi ókwṓlimi kwézilimi ókwézilimi