ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English steamer.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /isitímeːla/

NounEdit

isitímela class 7 (plural izitímela class 8)

  1. train
    Isitimela sizofika ngo-4.
    The train will arrive at 4.

InflectionEdit

Class 7/8
Singular Plural
Full form isitimela izitimela
Locative esitimeleni ezitimeleni
Singular Plural
Full form isitimela izitimela
Simple form sitimela zitimela
Locative esitimeleni ezitimeleni
Copulative yisitimela yizitimela
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wesitimela owesitimela wezitimela owezitimela
Class 2 besitimela abesitimela bezitimela abezitimela
Class 3 wesitimela owesitimela wezitimela owezitimela
Class 4 yesitimela eyesitimela yezitimela eyezitimela
Class 5 lesitimela elesitimela lezitimela elezitimela
Class 6 esitimela awesitimela ezitimela awezitimela
Class 7 sesitimela esesitimela sezitimela esezitimela
Class 8 zesitimela ezesitimela zezitimela ezezitimela
Class 9 yesitimela eyesitimela yezitimela eyezitimela
Class 10 zesitimela ezesitimela zezitimela ezezitimela
Class 11 lwesitimela olwesitimela lwezitimela olwezitimela
Class 14 besitimela obesitimela bezitimela obezitimela
Class 15 kwesitimela okwesitimela kwezitimela okwezitimela
Class 17 kwesitimela okwesitimela kwezitimela okwezitimela

ReferencesEdit

C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972), “-timela”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “-timela (6.6.3.9.9)”