ulimi

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀dɪ́mì.

Noun[edit]

ulimi (u class, plural ndimi)

  1. tongue (organ)

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Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úlulímí, from Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀dɪ́mì.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ûlîmi class 11 (plural ízilîmi class 10 or ízindîmi class 10)

  1. tongue
  2. language

Inflection[edit]

Class 11/10
Singular Plural
Full form ulimi izilimi
Locative olimini ezilimini
Singular Plural
Full form ulimi izilimi
Simple form lulimi zilimi
Locative olimini ezilimini
Copulative wulimi yizilimi
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wolimi owolimi wezilimi owezilimi
Class 2 bolimi abolimi bezilimi abezilimi
Class 3 wolimi owolimi wezilimi owezilimi
Class 4 yolimi eyolimi yezilimi eyezilimi
Class 5 lolimi elolimi lezilimi elezilimi
Class 6 olimi awolimi ezilimi awezilimi
Class 7 solimi esolimi sezilimi esezilimi
Class 8 zolimi ezolimi zezilimi ezezilimi
Class 9 yolimi eyolimi yezilimi eyezilimi
Class 10 zolimi ezolimi zezilimi ezezilimi
Class 11 lwolimi olwolimi lwezilimi olwezilimi
Class 14 bolimi obolimi bezilimi obezilimi
Class 15 kwolimi okwolimi kwezilimi okwezilimi
Class 17 kwolimi okwolimi kwezilimi okwezilimi

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