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EtymologyEdit

From i- +‎ -hlumela +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /îːɬúmeːlá/

NounEdit

îhlúmelá class 5 (plural ámahlúmelá class 6)

  1. bud, sprout, shoot
  2. tumor

InflectionEdit

Class 5/6
Singular Plural
Full form ihlumela amahlumela
Locative ehlumeleni emahlumeleni
Singular Plural
Full form ihlumela amahlumela
Simple form lihlumela mahlumela
Locative ehlumeleni emahlumeleni
Copulative yihlumela ngamahlumela
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wehlumela owehlumela wamahlumela owamahlumela
Class 2 behlumela abehlumela bamahlumela abamahlumela
Class 3 wehlumela owehlumela wamahlumela owamahlumela
Class 4 yehlumela eyehlumela yamahlumela eyamahlumela
Class 5 lehlumela elehlumela lamahlumela elamahlumela
Class 6 ehlumela awehlumela amahlumela awamahlumela
Class 7 sehlumela esehlumela samahlumela esamahlumela
Class 8 zehlumela ezehlumela zamahlumela ezamahlumela
Class 9 yehlumela eyehlumela yamahlumela eyamahlumela
Class 10 zehlumela ezehlumela zamahlumela ezamahlumela
Class 11 lwehlumela olwehlumela lwamahlumela olwamahlumela
Class 14 behlumela obehlumela bamahlumela obamahlumela
Class 15 kwehlumela okwehlumela kwamahlumela okwamahlumela
Class 17 kwehlumela okwehlumela kwamahlumela okwamahlumela

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