isikhathi

Southern NdebeleEdit

NounEdit

ísíkhathí 7 (plural íinkhathí 8)

  1. time
  2. clock

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Swahili wakati, from Arabic وَقْت(waqt).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

isíkhathí 7 (plural izikhâthí 8)

  1. time
  2. clock

InflectionEdit

Class 7/8
Singular Plural
Full form isikhathi izikhathi
Locative esikhathini ezikhathini
Singular Plural
Full form isikhathi izikhathi
Simple form sikhathi zikhathi
Locative esikhathini ezikhathini
Copulative yisikhathi yizikhathi
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wesikhathi owesikhathi wezikhathi owezikhathi
Class 2 besikhathi abesikhathi bezikhathi abezikhathi
Class 3 wesikhathi owesikhathi wezikhathi owezikhathi
Class 4 yesikhathi eyesikhathi yezikhathi eyezikhathi
Class 5 lesikhathi elesikhathi lezikhathi elezikhathi
Class 6 esikhathi awesikhathi ezikhathi awezikhathi
Class 7 sesikhathi esesikhathi sezikhathi esezikhathi
Class 8 zesikhathi ezesikhathi zezikhathi ezezikhathi
Class 9 yesikhathi eyesikhathi yezikhathi eyezikhathi
Class 10 zesikhathi ezesikhathi zezikhathi ezezikhathi
Class 11 lwesikhathi olwesikhathi lwezikhathi olwezikhathi
Class 14 besikhathi obesikhathi bezikhathi obezikhathi
Class 15 kwesikhathi okwesikhathi kwezikhathi okwezikhathi
Class 17 kwesikhathi okwesikhathi kwezikhathi okwezikhathi

Derived termsEdit

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AdverbEdit

isíkhathí

  1. for a while

ReferencesEdit

  • C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972) , “-khathi”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “-khathi (3.2.3-5.4)”
  • Canonici, N. N. (1994). The Nguni languages: a simple presentation and comparison of Zulu, Xhosa, and Swati. Durban: Zulu Language and Literature, University of Natal.