unyaka

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

únyâka class 3 (plural íminyâka class 4)

  1. year

Inflection[edit]

Class 3/4
Singular Plural
Full form unyaka iminyaka
Locative enyakeni eminyakeni
Singular Plural
Full form unyaka iminyaka
Simple form nyaka minyaka
Locative enyakeni eminyakeni
Copulative ngunyaka yiminyaka
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wonyaka owonyaka weminyaka oweminyaka
Class 2 bonyaka abonyaka beminyaka abeminyaka
Class 3 wonyaka owonyaka weminyaka oweminyaka
Class 4 yonyaka eyonyaka yeminyaka eyeminyaka
Class 5 lonyaka elonyaka leminyaka eleminyaka
Class 6 onyaka awonyaka eminyaka aweminyaka
Class 7 sonyaka esonyaka seminyaka eseminyaka
Class 8 zonyaka ezonyaka zeminyaka ezeminyaka
Class 9 yonyaka eyonyaka yeminyaka eyeminyaka
Class 10 zonyaka ezonyaka zeminyaka ezeminyaka
Class 11 lwonyaka olwonyaka lweminyaka olweminyaka
Class 14 bonyaka obonyaka beminyaka obeminyaka
Class 15 kwonyaka okwonyaka kweminyaka okweminyaka
Class 17 kwonyaka okwonyaka kweminyaka okweminyaka

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