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EtymologyEdit

From Zulu inyanga.

NounEdit

inyanga (plural inyangas or izinyanga)

  1. (Africa) In Zulu communities, a traditional doctor or healer

ZuluEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ínyangá.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ínyangá class 9 (plural izinyângá class 10)

  1. moon
  2. month
InflectionEdit
Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form inyanga izinyanga
Locative enyangeni ezinyangeni
Singular Plural
Full form inyanga izinyanga
Simple form nyanga zinyanga
Locative enyangeni ezinyangeni
Copulative yinyanga yizinyanga
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wenyanga owenyanga wezinyanga owezinyanga
Class 2 benyanga abenyanga bezinyanga abezinyanga
Class 3 wenyanga owenyanga wezinyanga owezinyanga
Class 4 yenyanga eyenyanga yezinyanga eyezinyanga
Class 5 lenyanga elenyanga lezinyanga elezinyanga
Class 6 enyanga awenyanga ezinyanga awezinyanga
Class 7 senyanga esenyanga sezinyanga esezinyanga
Class 8 zenyanga ezenyanga zezinyanga ezezinyanga
Class 9 yenyanga eyenyanga yezinyanga eyezinyanga
Class 10 zenyanga ezenyanga zezinyanga ezezinyanga
Class 11 lwenyanga olwenyanga lwezinyanga olwezinyanga
Class 14 benyanga obenyanga bezinyanga obezinyanga
Class 15 kwenyanga okwenyanga kwezinyanga okwezinyanga
Class 17 kwenyanga okwenyanga kwezinyanga okwezinyanga

Etymology 2Edit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ínyânga class 9 (plural ízinyânga class 10)

  1. traditional doctor or healer
InflectionEdit
Class 9/10
Singular Plural
Full form inyanga izinyanga
Locative enyangeni ezinyangeni
Singular Plural
Full form inyanga izinyanga
Simple form nyanga zinyanga
Locative enyangeni ezinyangeni
Copulative yinyanga yizinyanga
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wenyanga owenyanga wezinyanga owezinyanga
Class 2 benyanga abenyanga bezinyanga abezinyanga
Class 3 wenyanga owenyanga wezinyanga owezinyanga
Class 4 yenyanga eyenyanga yezinyanga eyezinyanga
Class 5 lenyanga elenyanga lezinyanga elezinyanga
Class 6 enyanga awenyanga ezinyanga awezinyanga
Class 7 senyanga esenyanga sezinyanga esezinyanga
Class 8 zenyanga ezenyanga zezinyanga ezezinyanga
Class 9 yenyanga eyenyanga yezinyanga eyezinyanga
Class 10 zenyanga ezenyanga zezinyanga ezezinyanga
Class 11 lwenyanga olwenyanga lwezinyanga olwezinyanga
Class 14 benyanga obenyanga bezinyanga obezinyanga
Class 15 kwenyanga okwenyanga kwezinyanga okwezinyanga
Class 17 kwenyanga okwenyanga kwezinyanga okwezinyanga

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