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EnglishEdit

AbbreviationEdit

imba

  1. (video games, slang) Short for imbalanced.

See alsoEdit

  • UP(underpowered), OP(overpowered)
  • nerf

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Bantu origin.

VerbEdit

-imba ‎(infinitive kuimba)

  1. to sing

ConjugationEdit



ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-jìmba.

VerbEdit

-imba

  1. (intransitive) to dig
  2. (intransitive) to burrow
  3. (transitive) to dig up, unearth, excavate

InflectionEdit

Tone class L
Infinitive ukumba
Imperative Imperative
+ object prefix
Singular yimba yimbe
Plural yimbani yimbeni
Present Participial Subjunctive
1st singular ngiyemba, ngimba ngimba ngimbe
2nd singular uyemba, umba umba umbe
1st plural siyemba, simba simba simbe
2nd plural niyemba, nimba nimba nimbe
Class 1 uyemba, umba emba embe
Class 2 bayemba, bemba bemba bembe
Class 3 uyemba, umba umba umbe
Class 4 iyemba, imba imba imbe
Class 5 liyemba, limba limba limbe
Class 6 ayemba, emba emba embe
Class 7 siyemba, simba simba simbe
Class 8 ziyemba, zimba zimba zimbe
Class 9 iyemba, imba imba imbe
Class 10 ziyemba, zimba zimba zimbe
Class 11 luyemba, lumba lumba lumbe
Class 14 buyemba, bumba bumba bumbe
Class 15 kuyemba, kumba kumba kumbe
Class 17 kuyemba, kumba kumba kumbe
Recent past Recent past
continuous
1st singular ngimbile, ngimbē bengimba
2nd singular umbile, umbē ubemba
1st plural simbile, simbē sibemba
2nd plural nimbile, nimbē nibemba
Class 1 umbile, umbē ubemba
Class 2 bembile, bembē bebemba
Class 3 umbile, umbē bewumba
Class 4 imbile, imbē beyimba
Class 5 limbile, limbē belimba
Class 6 embile, embē abemba
Class 7 simbile, simbē besimba
Class 8 zimbile, zimbē bezimba
Class 9 imbile, imbē beyimba
Class 10 zimbile, zimbē bezimba
Class 11 lumbile, lumbē belumba
Class 14 bumbile, bumbē bebumba
Class 15 kumbile, kumbē bekumba
Class 17 kumbile, kumbē bekumba
Remote past Remote past
continuous
1st singular ngāmba ngangimba
2nd singular wāmba wawumba
1st plural sāmba sasimba
2nd plural nāmba nanimba
Class 1 wāmba wayemba
Class 2 bāmba babemba
Class 3 wāmba wawumba
Class 4 yāmba yayimba
Class 5 lāmba lalimba
Class 6 āmba ayemba
Class 7 sāmba sasimba
Class 8 zāmba zazimba
Class 9 yāmba yayimba
Class 10 zāmba zazimba
Class 11 lwāmba lwalumba
Class 14 bāmba babumba
Class 15 kwāmba kwakumba
Class 17 kwāmba kwakumba
Future
1st singular ngizokumba
2nd singular uzokumba
1st plural sizokumba
2nd plural nizokumba
Class 1 uzokumba
Class 2 bazokumba
Class 3 uzokumba
Class 4 izokumba
Class 5 lizokumba
Class 6 azokumba
Class 7 sizokumba
Class 8 zizokumba
Class 9 izokumba
Class 10 zizokumba
Class 11 luzokumba
Class 14 buzokumba
Class 15 kuzokumba
Class 17 kuzokumba