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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

NounEdit

ubuntu class 14 (uncountable)

  1. humaneness, solidarity

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ubu- +‎ umuntu.

NounEdit

ubuntu class 14

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

InflectionEdit

Stem -ntu, class 14
Singular Plural
Full form úbuntu
Locative ébuntwini
Singular Plural
Full form úbuntu
Simple form buntu
Locative ébuntwini
Copulative ngúbuntu
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wóbuntu ówóbuntu
Class 2 bóbuntu ábóbuntu
Class 3 wóbuntu ówóbuntu
Class 4 yóbuntu éyóbuntu
Class 5 lóbuntu élóbuntu
Class 6 óbuntu áwóbuntu
Class 7 sóbuntu ésóbuntu
Class 8 zóbuntu ézóbuntu
Class 9 yóbuntu éyóbuntu
Class 10 zóbuntu ézóbuntu
Class 11 lwóbuntu ólwóbuntu
Class 14 bóbuntu óbóbuntu
Class 15 kwóbuntu ókwóbuntu
Class 17 kwóbuntu ókwóbuntu

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