umsuka

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Noun[edit]

umsuka class 3/4 ‎(plural imisuka)

  1. root, origin
  2. root (of a tooth)
  3. root (of a word)
  4. cause, reason

Inflection[edit]

Class 3/4
Singular Plural
Full form umsuka imisuka
Simple form msuka misuka
Locative emsukeni emisukeni
Copulative ngumsuka yimisuka
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Class 1 womsuka wemisuka
Class 2 bomsuka bemisuka
Class 3 womsuka wemisuka
Class 4 yomsuka yemisuka
Class 5 lomsuka lemisuka
Class 6 omsuka emisuka
Class 7 somsuka semisuka
Class 8 zomsuka zemisuka
Class 9 yomsuka yemisuka
Class 10 zomsuka zemisuka
Class 11 lwomsuka lwemisuka
Class 14 bomsuka bemisuka
Class 15 kwomsuka kwemisuka
Class 17 kwomsuka kwemisuka

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