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  1. (transitive) to tear
  2. (transitive) to split, to cleave


Infinitive ukudabula
Singular dabula
Plural dabulani
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyadabula, ngidabula ngidabula ngidabule
2nd singular uyadabula, udabula udabula udabule
1st plural siyadabula, sidabula sidabula sidabule
2nd plural niyadabula, nidabula nidabula nidabule
Class 1 uyadabula, udabula edabula adabule
Class 2 bayadabula, badabula bedabula badabule
Class 3 uyadabula, udabula udabula udabule
Class 4 iyadabula, idabula idabula idabule
Class 5 liyadabula, lidabula lidabula lidabule
Class 6 ayadabula, adabula edabula adabule
Class 7 siyadabula, sidabula sidabula sidabule
Class 8 ziyadabula, zidabula zidabula zidabule
Class 9 iyadabula, idabula idabula idabule
Class 10 ziyadabula, zidabula zidabula zidabule
Class 11 luyadabula, ludabula ludabula ludabule
Class 14 buyadabula, budabula budabula budabule
Class 15 kuyadabula, kudabula kudabula kudabule
Class 17 kuyadabula, kudabula kudabula kudabule
Recent past Recent past
1st singular ngidabulile, ngidabule bengidabula
2nd singular udabulile, udabule ubedabula
1st plural sidabulile, sidabule sibedabula
2nd plural nidabulile, nidabule nibedabula
Class 1 udabulile, udabule ubedabula
Class 2 badabulile, badabule bebedabula
Class 3 udabulile, udabule bewudabula
Class 4 idabulile, idabule beyidabula
Class 5 lidabulile, lidabule belidabula
Class 6 adabulile, adabule abedabula
Class 7 sidabulile, sidabule besidabula
Class 8 zidabulile, zidabule bezidabula
Class 9 idabulile, idabule beyidabula
Class 10 zidabulile, zidabule bezidabula
Class 11 ludabulile, ludabule beludabula
Class 14 budabulile, budabule bebudabula
Class 15 kudabulile, kudabule bekudabula
Class 17 kudabulile, kudabule bekudabula
Remote past Remote past
1st singular ngadabula ngangidabula
2nd singular wadabula wawudabula
1st plural sadabula sasidabula
2nd plural nadabula nanidabula
Class 1 wadabula wayedabula
Class 2 badabula babedabula
Class 3 wadabula wawudabula
Class 4 yadabula yayidabula
Class 5 ladabula lalidabula
Class 6 adabula ayedabula
Class 7 sadabula sasidabula
Class 8 zadabula zazidabula
Class 9 yadabula yayidabula
Class 10 zadabula zazidabula
Class 11 lwadabula lwaludabula
Class 14 badabula babudabula
Class 15 kwadabula kwakudabula
Class 17 kwadabula kwakudabula
1st singular ngizodabula, ngodabula
2nd singular uzodabula, wodabula
1st plural sizodabula, sodabula
2nd plural nizodabula, nodabula
Class 1 uzodabula, wodabula
Class 2 bazodabula, bodabula
Class 3 uzodabula, wodabula
Class 4 izodabula, yodabula
Class 5 lizodabula, lodabula
Class 6 azodabula, odabula
Class 7 sizodabula, sodabula
Class 8 zizodabula, zodabula
Class 9 izodabula, yodabula
Class 10 zizodabula, zodabula
Class 11 luzodabula, lodabula
Class 14 buzodabula, bodabula
Class 15 kuzodabula, kodabula
Class 17 kuzodabula, kodabula