umzala

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Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

úḿzála class 1 (plural bázála class 2)

  1. cross-cousin

Inflection[edit]

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Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [úḿ̩z̥ǎ̤ːla]

Noun[edit]

úḿzála class 1 (plural ábázála class 2)

  1. cross-cousin

Inflection[edit]

This entry needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?], from Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀bíádá. Equivalent to umu- +‎ -zala +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

úmzála class 1 (plural ábazála class 2)

  1. cross-cousin

Inflection[edit]

Class 1/2
Singular Plural
Full form umzala abazala
Locative kumzala kubazala
Singular Plural
Full form umzala abazala
Simple form mzala bazala
Locative kumzala kubazala
Copulative ngumzala ngabazala
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 womzala owomzala wabazala owabazala
Class 2 bomzala abomzala babazala ababazala
Class 3 womzala owomzala wabazala owabazala
Class 4 yomzala eyomzala yabazala eyabazala
Class 5 lomzala elomzala labazala elabazala
Class 6 omzala awomzala abazala awabazala
Class 7 somzala esomzala sabazala esabazala
Class 8 zomzala ezomzala zabazala ezabazala
Class 9 yomzala eyomzala yabazala eyabazala
Class 10 zomzala ezomzala zabazala ezabazala
Class 11 lomzala olomzala lwabazala olwabazala
Class 14 bomzala obomzala babazala obabazala
Class 15 komzala okomzala kwabazala okwabazala
Class 17 komzala okomzala kwabazala okwabazala

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