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See also: ubu, Ubu, .ubu, .ubu., and ubu.

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XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *úbu-, from Proto-Bantu *bʊ́-bʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

ubu-

  1. Class 14 noun prefix.

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *úbu-, from Proto-Bantu *bʊ́-bʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

ubu-

  1. Class 14 noun prefix.

Usage notesEdit

The variant form ub- is used before stems beginning with the vowel o. Before the vowel a, the prefix becomes utshw- or utsh-.

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