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EtymologyEdit

Loanword from the Zulu and Xhosa languages.

NounEdit

ubuntu (uncountable)

  1. (South Africa) A South African ideology focusing on people's allegiances and relations with each other.

TranslationsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

ubuntu m (uncountable)

  1. (politics) ubuntu (ideology focusing on people’s allegiances and relations)

XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ubu- +‎ umntu.

NounEdit

úbúntu class 14

  1. humaneness, solidarity

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


ZuluEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ubu- +‎ umuntu.

NounEdit

ubúntu class 14

  1. humanity, the human race
  2. humanity, human nature
  3. humaneness, solidarity

InflectionEdit

Class 14
Singular Plural
Full form ubuntu
Locative ebuntwini
Singular Plural
Full form ubuntu
Simple form buntu
Locative ebuntwini
Copulative ngubuntu
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wobuntu owobuntu
Class 2 bobuntu abobuntu
Class 3 wobuntu owobuntu
Class 4 yobuntu eyobuntu
Class 5 lobuntu elobuntu
Class 6 obuntu awobuntu
Class 7 sobuntu esobuntu
Class 8 zobuntu ezobuntu
Class 9 yobuntu eyobuntu
Class 10 zobuntu ezobuntu
Class 11 lwobuntu olwobuntu
Class 14 bobuntu obobuntu
Class 15 kwobuntu okwobuntu
Class 17 kwobuntu okwobuntu

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