umama

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Xhosa[edit]

Noun[edit]

umama class 1a/2a (plural oomama)

  1. mom, mother

Zulu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

umama class 1a/2a (plural omama)

  1. my mother

Inflection[edit]

Stem -mama, class 1a/2a
Singular Plural
Full form úmama ṓmama
Locative kúmama kṓmama
Singular Plural
Full form úmama ṓmama
Simple form mama bṓmama
Locative kúmama kṓmama
Copulative ngúmama ngṓmama
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 kámama ókámama wṓmama ówṓmama
Class 2 bakámama ábakámama bṓmama ábṓmama
Class 3 kámama ókámama wṓmama ówṓmama
Class 4 kámama ékámama yṓmama éyṓmama
Class 5 likámama élikámama lṓmama élṓmama
Class 6 kámama ákámama ṓmama áwṓmama
Class 7 sikámama ésikámama sṓmama ésṓmama
Class 8 zikámama ézikámama zṓmama ézṓmama
Class 9 kámama ékámama yṓmama éyṓmama
Class 10 zikámama ézikámama zṓmama ézṓmama
Class 11 lukámama ólukámama lwṓmama ólwṓmama
Class 14 bukámama óbukámama bṓmama óbṓmama
Class 15 kukámama ókukámama kwṓmama ókwṓmama
Class 17 kukámama ókukámama kwṓmama ókwṓmama

See also[edit]

  • unyoko(your mother)
  • unina(his/her mother)
  • ubaba(my father)