Northern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-hlánu, from Proto-Bantu *-táànò.

AdjectiveEdit

-hlánu

  1. five

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-hlánu, from Proto-Bantu *-táànò.

AdjectiveEdit

-hlánu

  1. five

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Southern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-hlánu, from Proto-Bantu *-táànò.

AdjectiveEdit

-hlánu

  1. five

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


SwaziEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-hlánu, from Proto-Bantu *-táànò.

AdjectiveEdit

-hlánu

  1. five

InflectionEdit

Adjective concord
Modifier Copulative
1st singular lengimhlanu ngimhlanu
2nd singular lomhlanu umhlanu
1st plural lesibahlanu sibahlanu
2nd plural lenibahlanu nibahlanu
Class 1 lomhlanu mhlanu
Class 2 labahlanu bahlanu
Class 3 lomhlanu mhlanu
Class 4 lemihlanu mihlanu
Class 5 lelihlanu lihlanu
Class 6 lamahlanu mahlanu
Class 7 lesihlanu sihlanu
Class 8 letinhlanu tinhlanu
Class 9 lenhlanu inhlanu
Class 10 letinhlanu tinhlanu
Class 11 loluhlanu luhlanu
Class 14 lobuhlanu buhlanu
Class 15 lokuhlanu kuhlanu
Class 17 lokuhlanu kuhlanu

XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-hlánu, from Proto-Bantu *-táànò.

AdjectiveEdit

-hlânu

  1. five

InflectionEdit

Adjective concord, tone HH
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular endimhlanu endingemhlanu ndimhlanu andimhlanu
2nd singular omhlanu ongemhlanu umhlanu awumhlanu
1st plural esibahlanu esingebahlanu sibahlanu asibahlanu
2nd plural enibahlanu eningebahlanu nibahlanu anibahlanu
Class 1 omhlanu ongemhlanu mhlanu akamhlanu
Class 2 abahlanu abangebahlanu bahlanu ababahlanu
Class 3 omhlanu ongemhlanu mhlanu awumhlanu
Class 4 emihlanu engemihlanu mihlanu ayimihlanu
Class 5 elihlanu elingelihlanu lihlanu alilihlanu
Class 6 amahlanu angemahlanu mahlanu awamahlanu
Class 7 esihlanu esingesihlanu sihlanu asisihlanu
Class 8 ezintlanu ezingezintlanu zintlanu azizintlanu
Class 9 entlanu engentlanu intlanu ayiyintlanu
Class 10 ezintlanu ezingezintlanu zintlanu azizintlanu
Class 11 oluhlanu olungeluhlanu luhlanu aluluhlanu
Class 14 obuhlanu obungebuhlanu buhlanu abubuhlanu
Class 15 okuhlanu okungekuhlanu kuhlanu akukuhlanu
Class 17 okuhlanu okungekuhlanu kuhlanu akukuhlanu

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-hlánu, from Proto-Bantu *-táànò.

AdjectiveEdit

-hlánu

  1. five

InflectionEdit

Adjective concord, tone H
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular engimhlanu engingemhlanu ngimhlanu angimhlanu
2nd singular omhlanu ongemhlanu umhlanu awumhlanu
1st plural esibahlanu esingebahlanu sibahlanu asibahlanu
2nd plural enibahlanu eningebahlanu nibahlanu anibahlanu
Class 1 omhlanu ongemhlanu mhlanu akamhlanu
Class 2 abahlanu abangebahlanu bahlanu ababahlanu
Class 3 omhlanu ongemhlanu mhlanu awumhlanu
Class 4 emihlanu engemihlanu mihlanu ayimihlanu
Class 5 elihlanu elingelihlanu lihlanu alilihlanu
Class 6 amahlanu angemahlanu mahlanu awamahlanu
Class 7 esihlanu esingesihlanu sihlanu asisihlanu
Class 8 ezinhlanu ezingezinhlanu zinhlanu azizinhlanu
Class 9 enhlanu engenhlanu, engeyinhlanu inhlanu, yinhlanu ayiyinhlanu
Class 10 ezinhlanu ezingezinhlanu zinhlanu azizinhlanu
Class 11 oluhlanu olungeluhlanu luhlanu aluluhlanu
Class 14 obuhlanu obungebuhlanu buhlanu abubuhlanu
Class 15 okuhlanu okungekuhlanu kuhlanu akukuhlanu
Class 17 okuhlanu okungekuhlanu kuhlanu akukuhlanu

Derived termsEdit

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