umyeni

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Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?], from Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀gènì.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uḿyeni class 1 (plural abáyeni class 2)

  1. bridegroom
  2. husband
    Synonyms: indoda

Inflection[edit]

Class 1/2
Singular Plural
Full form umyeni abayeni
Locative kumyeni kubayeni
Singular Plural
Full form umyeni abayeni
Simple form myeni bayeni
Locative kumyeni kubayeni
Copulative ngumyeni ngabayeni
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 womyeni owomyeni wabayeni owabayeni
Class 2 bomyeni abomyeni babayeni ababayeni
Class 3 womyeni owomyeni wabayeni owabayeni
Class 4 yomyeni eyomyeni yabayeni eyabayeni
Class 5 lomyeni elomyeni labayeni elabayeni
Class 6 omyeni awomyeni abayeni awabayeni
Class 7 somyeni esomyeni sabayeni esabayeni
Class 8 zomyeni ezomyeni zabayeni ezabayeni
Class 9 yomyeni eyomyeni yabayeni eyabayeni
Class 10 zomyeni ezomyeni zabayeni ezabayeni
Class 11 lwomyeni olwomyeni lwabayeni olwabayeni
Class 14 bomyeni obomyeni babayeni obabayeni
Class 15 kwomyeni okwomyeni kwabayeni okwabayeni
Class 17 kwomyeni okwomyeni kwabayeni okwabayeni

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