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This Proto-Bantu entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-BantuEdit

PrefixEdit

*ǹ-

  1. Class 9 noun prefix.

DescendantsEdit

  • Great Lakes Bantu:
    • Luganda: n-
  • Southern Bantu:
    • Nguni:

PrefixEdit

*ǹ-

  1. Class 10 noun prefix.

DescendantsEdit

  • Great Lakes Bantu:
    • Luganda: n-
  • Southern Bantu:
    • Nguni:
      • Zunda:
        • Zulu: zin-, extended izin- (prefixed with the pronominal/verbal concord)

PrefixEdit

*ǹ-

  1. 1st person singular subject concord.
  2. 1st person singular object concord.

DescendantsEdit

  • Great Lakes Bantu:
    • Luganda: n-