zi-

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See also: zi, ZI, Zi., , , , and

Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?], from Proto-Bantu *jí-. Originally the prefix of class 10, it replaced the class 8 prefix as well.

Prefix[edit]

zi-

  1. they; class 8 subject concord.
  2. them; class 8 object concord.
  3. they; class 10 subject concord.
  4. them; class 10 object concord.

Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?], from Proto-Bantu *jí-. Originally the prefix of class 10, it replaced the class 8 prefix as well.

Prefix[edit]

zi-

  1. they; class 8 subject concord.
  2. them; class 8 object concord.
  3. they; class 10 subject concord.
  4. them; class 10 object concord.

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?], from Proto-Bantu *jí-. Originally the prefix of class 10, it replaced the class 8 prefix as well.

Prefix[edit]

zi-

  1. they; class 8 subject concord.
  2. them; class 8 object concord.
  3. they; class 10 subject concord.
  4. them; class 10 object concord.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

zi-

  1. Class 8 simple noun prefix.
  2. Class 10 simple noun prefix.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni [Term?], from Proto-Bantu *jí-. Originally the prefix of class 10, it replaced the class 8 prefix as well.

Prefix[edit]

zi-

  1. they; class 8 subject concord.
  2. them; class 8 object concord.
  3. they; class 10 subject concord.
  4. them; class 10 object concord.

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