See also: mémà

DhudhuroaEdit

NounEdit

mema

  1. father

ReferencesEdit

  • 1909, R. H. Mathews, The Dhudhuroa Language of Victoria, in the American Anthropologist

Luba-KatangaEdit

NounEdit

mema

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Central Bantu historical texts, volume 3 (1962), page 22
  • Edmond Verhulpen, Baluba et Balubaïsés du Katanga (1936), page 414

LundaEdit

NounEdit

mema

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Ethnographia e historia tradicional dos povos da Lunda (1890) (Uanda meji, Lunda mema)
  • J. Torrend, A Comparative Grammar of the South African Bantu Language (1891), appendix on Lunda

MbundaEdit

NounEdit

mema

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • J. Torrend, A Comparative Grammar of the South African Bantu Language (1891)

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

·mema

  1. third-person singular future conjunct of maidid

PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

-méma

  1. to invite

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Southern NdebeleEdit

VerbEdit

-mêma

  1. to invite

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mema f

  1. feminine singular of memo

SwahiliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mema

  1. Ma class inflected form of -ema.

West MakianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From me (3rd singular pronoun) +‎ ma (that).

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

mema

  1. (distal, emphatic) that, those
    niam do loka mema yodo not eat those bananas
    Synonym: ma
    Antonym: mene

PronounEdit

mema

  1. (distal) that, those
    mema de ti palathat is my house
    Antonym: mene

ReferencesEdit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics (as memá)

XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

-mêma

  1. (transitive) to invite

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /meːma/

VerbEdit

-mêma

  1. (transitive) to summon, to invite

InflectionEdit

Tone HH
Infinitive ukumema
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukumema ukungamemi
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular mema -meme
Plural memani -memeni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyamema, ngimema engimemayo, engimema ngimema angimemi engingamemi ngingamemi
2nd singular uyamema, umema omemayo, omema umema awumemi ongamemi ungamemi
1st plural siyamema, simema esimemayo, esimema simema asimemi esingamemi singamemi
2nd plural niyamema, nimema enimemayo, enimema nimema animemi eningamemi ningamemi
Class 1 uyamema, umema omemayo, omema emema akamemi ongamemi engamemi
Class 2 bayamema, bamema abamemayo, abamema bemema abamemi abangamemi bengamemi
Class 3 uyamema, umema omemayo, omema umema awumemi ongamemi ungamemi
Class 4 iyamema, imema ememayo, emema imema ayimemi engamemi ingamemi
Class 5 liyamema, limema elimemayo, elimema limema alimemi elingamemi lingamemi
Class 6 ayamema, amema amemayo, amema emema awamemi angamemi engamemi
Class 7 siyamema, simema esimemayo, esimema simema asimemi esingamemi singamemi
Class 8 ziyamema, zimema ezimemayo, ezimema zimema azimemi ezingamemi zingamemi
Class 9 iyamema, imema ememayo, emema imema ayimemi engamemi ingamemi
Class 10 ziyamema, zimema ezimemayo, ezimema zimema azimemi ezingamemi zingamemi
Class 11 luyamema, lumema olumemayo, olumema lumema alumemi olungamemi lungamemi
Class 14 buyamema, bumema obumemayo, obumema bumema abumemi obungamemi bungamemi
Class 15 kuyamema, kumema okumemayo, okumema kumema akumemi okungamemi kungamemi
Class 17 kuyamema, kumema okumemayo, okumema kumema akumemi okungamemi kungamemi
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngimemile, ngimemē engimemile, engimemē ngimemile, ngimemē angimemanga engingamemanga ngingamemanga
2nd singular umemile, umemē omemile, omemē umemile, umemē awumemanga ongamemanga ungamemanga
1st plural simemile, simemē esimemile, esimemē simemile, simemē asimemanga esingamemanga singamemanga
2nd plural nimemile, nimemē enimemile, enimemē nimemile, nimemē animemanga eningamemanga ningamemanga
Class 1 umemile, umemē omemile, omemē ememile, ememē akamemanga ongamemanga engamemanga
Class 2 bamemile, bamemē abamemile, abamemē bememile, bememē abamemanga abangamemanga bengamemanga
Class 3 umemile, umemē omemile, omemē umemile, umemē awumemanga ongamemanga ungamemanga
Class 4 imemile, imemē ememile, ememē imemile, imemē ayimemanga engamemanga ingamemanga
Class 5 limemile, limemē elimemile, elimemē limemile, limemē alimemanga elingamemanga lingamemanga
Class 6 amemile, amemē amemile, amemē ememile, ememē awamemanga angamemanga engamemanga
Class 7 simemile, simemē esimemile, esimemē simemile, simemē asimemanga esingamemanga singamemanga
Class 8 zimemile, zimemē ezimemile, ezimemē zimemile, zimemē azimemanga ezingamemanga zingamemanga
Class 9 imemile, imemē ememile, ememē imemile, imemē ayimemanga engamemanga ingamemanga
Class 10 zimemile, zimemē ezimemile, ezimemē zimemile, zimemē azimemanga ezingamemanga zingamemanga
Class 11 lumemile, lumemē olumemile, olumemē lumemile, lumemē alumemanga olungamemanga lungamemanga
Class 14 bumemile, bumemē obumemile, obumemē bumemile, bumemē abumemanga obungamemanga bungamemanga
Class 15 kumemile, kumemē okumemile, okumemē kumemile, kumemē akumemanga okungamemanga kungamemanga
Class 17 kumemile, kumemē okumemile, okumemē kumemile, kumemē akumemanga okungamemanga kungamemanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngāmema engāmema ngāmema angimemanga engingamemanga ngingamemanga
2nd singular wāmema owāmema wāmema awumemanga ongamemanga ungamemanga
1st plural sāmema esāmema sāmema asimemanga esingamemanga singamemanga
2nd plural nāmema enāmema nāmema animemanga eningamemanga ningamemanga
Class 1 wāmema owāmema āmema akamemanga ongamemanga engamemanga
Class 2 bāmema abāmema bāmema abamemanga abangamemanga bengamemanga
Class 3 wāmema owāmema wāmema awumemanga ongamemanga ungamemanga
Class 4 yāmema eyāmema yāmema ayimemanga engamemanga ingamemanga
Class 5 lāmema elāmema lāmema alimemanga elingamemanga lingamemanga
Class 6 āmema āmema āmema awamemanga angamemanga engamemanga
Class 7 sāmema esāmema sāmema asimemanga esingamemanga singamemanga
Class 8 zāmema ezāmema zāmema azimemanga ezingamemanga zingamemanga
Class 9 yāmema eyāmema yāmema ayimemanga engamemanga ingamemanga
Class 10 zāmema ezāmema zāmema azimemanga ezingamemanga zingamemanga
Class 11 lwāmema olwāmema lwāmema alumemanga olungamemanga lungamemanga
Class 14 bāmema obāmema bāmema abumemanga obungamemanga bungamemanga
Class 15 kwāmema okwāmema kwāmema akumemanga okungamemanga kungamemanga
Class 17 kwāmema okwāmema kwāmema akumemanga okungamemanga kungamemanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingamema ngingamema ngingememe ngingememe
2nd singular ungamema ungamema ungememe ungememe
1st plural singamema singamema singememe singememe
2nd plural ningamema ningamema ningememe ningememe
Class 1 angamema engamema angememe engememe
Class 2 bangamema bengamema bangememe bengememe
Class 3 ungamema ungamema ungememe ungememe
Class 4 ingamema ingamema ingememe ingememe
Class 5 lingamema lingamema lingememe lingememe
Class 6 angamema engamema angememe engememe
Class 7 singamema singamema singememe singememe
Class 8 zingamema zingamema zingememe zingememe
Class 9 ingamema ingamema ingememe ingememe
Class 10 zingamema zingamema zingememe zingememe
Class 11 lungamema lungamema lungememe lungememe
Class 14 bungamema bungamema bungememe bungememe
Class 15 kungamema kungamema kungememe kungememe
Class 17 kungamema kungamema kungememe kungememe
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizomema engizomema ngizomema angizumema engingezumema ngingezumema
2nd singular uzomema ozomema uzomema awuzumema ongezumema ungezumema
1st plural sizomema esizomema sizomema asizumema esingezumema singezumema
2nd plural nizomema enizomema nizomema anizumema eningezumema ningezumema
Class 1 uzomema ozomema ezomema akazumema ongezumema engezumema
Class 2 bazomema abazomema bezomema abazumema abangezumema bengezumema
Class 3 uzomema ozomema uzomema awuzumema ongezumema ungezumema
Class 4 izomema ezomema izomema ayizumema engezumema ingezumema
Class 5 lizomema elizomema lizomema alizumema elingezumema lingezumema
Class 6 azomema azomema ezomema awazumema angezumema engezumema
Class 7 sizomema esizomema sizomema asizumema esingezumema singezumema
Class 8 zizomema ezizomema zizomema azizumema ezingezumema zingezumema
Class 9 izomema ezomema izomema ayizumema engezumema ingezumema
Class 10 zizomema ezizomema zizomema azizumema ezingezumema zingezumema
Class 11 luzomema oluzomema luzomema aluzumema olungezumema lungezumema
Class 14 buzomema obuzomema buzomema abuzumema obungezumema bungezumema
Class 15 kuzomema okuzomema kuzomema akuzumema okungezumema kungezumema
Class 17 kuzomema okuzomema kuzomema akuzumema okungezumema kungezumema
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyomema engiyomema ngiyomema angiyumema engingeyumema ngingeyumema
2nd singular uyomema oyomema uyomema awuyumema ongeyumema ungeyumema
1st plural siyomema esiyomema siyomema asiyumema esingeyumema singeyumema
2nd plural niyomema eniyomema niyomema aniyumema eningeyumema ningeyumema
Class 1 uyomema oyomema eyomema akayumema ongeyumema engeyumema
Class 2 bayomema abayomema beyomema abayumema abangeyumema bengeyumema
Class 3 uyomema oyomema uyomema awuyumema ongeyumema ungeyumema
Class 4 iyomema eyomema iyomema ayiyumema engeyumema ingeyumema
Class 5 liyomema eliyomema liyomema aliyumema elingeyumema lingeyumema
Class 6 ayomema ayomema eyomema awayumema angeyumema engeyumema
Class 7 siyomema esiyomema siyomema asiyumema esingeyumema singeyumema
Class 8 ziyomema eziyomema ziyomema aziyumema ezingeyumema zingeyumema
Class 9 iyomema eyomema iyomema ayiyumema engeyumema ingeyumema
Class 10 ziyomema eziyomema ziyomema aziyumema ezingeyumema zingeyumema
Class 11 luyomema oluyomema luyomema aluyumema olungeyumema lungeyumema
Class 14 buyomema obuyomema buyomema abuyumema obungeyumema bungeyumema
Class 15 kuyomema okuyomema kuyomema akuyumema okungeyumema kungeyumema
Class 17 kuyomema okuyomema kuyomema akuyumema okungeyumema kungeyumema
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngimeme ngingamemi
2nd singular umeme ungamemi
1st plural simeme singamemi
2nd plural nimeme ningamemi
Class 1 ameme angamemi
Class 2 bameme bangamemi
Class 3 umeme ungamemi
Class 4 imeme ingamemi
Class 5 limeme lingamemi
Class 6 ameme angamemi
Class 7 simeme singamemi
Class 8 zimeme zingamemi
Class 9 imeme ingamemi
Class 10 zimeme zingamemi
Class 11 lumeme lungamemi
Class 14 bumeme bungamemi
Class 15 kumeme kungamemi
Class 17 kumeme kungamemi
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngamema ngangamema, angamema, angangamema
2nd singular wamema wangamema, awamema, awangamema
1st plural samema sangamema, asamema, asangamema
2nd plural namema nangamema, anamema, anangamema
Class 1 wamema wangamema, akamema, akangamema
Class 2 bamema bangamema, abamema, abangamema
Class 3 wamema wangamema, awamema, awangamema
Class 4 yamema yangamema, ayamema, ayangamema
Class 5 lamema langamema, alamema, alangamema
Class 6 amema angamema, awamema, awangamema
Class 7 samema sangamema, asamema, asangamema
Class 8 zamema zangamema, azamema, azangamema
Class 9 yamema yangamema, ayamema, ayangamema
Class 10 zamema zangamema, azamema, azangamema
Class 11 lwamema lwangamema, alwamema, alwangamema
Class 14 bamema bangamema, abamema, abangamema
Class 15 kwamema kwangamema, akwamema, akwangamema
Class 17 kwamema kwangamema, akwamema, akwangamema

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