umXhosa

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Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of a legendary chieftain, whose name means "fierce" or "angry" in a San language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /úḿ̩ˈkǁʰoːsa/

Noun[edit]

úḿXhosa class 1 (plural ámáXhosa class 6)

  1. Xhosa person

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uḿXhosa class 1 (plural amáXhosa class 6)

  1. Xhosa person

Inflection[edit]

Class 1/6
Singular Plural
Full form umXhosa amaXhosa
Locative kumXhosa emaXhoseni
Singular Plural
Full form umXhosa amaXhosa
Simple form mXhosa maXhosa
Locative kumXhosa emaXhoseni
Copulative ngumXhosa ngamaXhosa
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 womXhosa owomXhosa wamaXhosa owamaXhosa
Class 2 bomXhosa abomXhosa bamaXhosa abamaXhosa
Class 3 womXhosa owomXhosa wamaXhosa owamaXhosa
Class 4 yomXhosa eyomXhosa yamaXhosa eyamaXhosa
Class 5 lomXhosa elomXhosa lamaXhosa elamaXhosa
Class 6 omXhosa awomXhosa amaXhosa awamaXhosa
Class 7 somXhosa esomXhosa samaXhosa esamaXhosa
Class 8 zomXhosa ezomXhosa zamaXhosa ezamaXhosa
Class 9 yomXhosa eyomXhosa yamaXhosa eyamaXhosa
Class 10 zomXhosa ezomXhosa zamaXhosa ezamaXhosa
Class 11 lwomXhosa olwomXhosa lwamaXhosa olwamaXhosa
Class 14 bomXhosa obomXhosa bamaXhosa obamaXhosa
Class 15 kwomXhosa okwomXhosa kwamaXhosa okwamaXhosa
Class 17 kwomXhosa okwomXhosa kwamaXhosa okwamaXhosa

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