umu-

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See also: umu and Umu

Swazi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

umu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

umu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

umu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

umu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.
Usage notes[edit]

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

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