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Northern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *úlulímí, from Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀dɪ́mì.

NounEdit

ulimi? class 11 (plural izindimi class 10)

  1. tongue (organ)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀dɪ́mì.

NounEdit

ulimi (u class, plural ndimi)

  1. tongue (organ)

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ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *úlulímí, from Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀dɪ́mì.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ûlîmi class 11 (plural ízilîmi class 10 or ízindîmi class 10)

  1. tongue
  2. language

InflectionEdit

Class 11/10
Singular Plural
Full form ulimi izilimi
Locative olimini ezilimini
Singular Plural
Full form ulimi izilimi
Simple form lulimi zilimi
Locative olimini ezilimini
Copulative wulimi yizilimi
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wolimi owolimi wezilimi owezilimi
Class 2 bolimi abolimi bezilimi abezilimi
Class 3 wolimi owolimi wezilimi owezilimi
Class 4 yolimi eyolimi yezilimi eyezilimi
Class 5 lolimi elolimi lezilimi elezilimi
Class 6 olimi awolimi ezilimi awezilimi
Class 7 solimi esolimi sezilimi esezilimi
Class 8 zolimi ezolimi zezilimi ezezilimi
Class 9 yolimi eyolimi yezilimi eyezilimi
Class 10 zolimi ezolimi zezilimi ezezilimi
Class 11 lolimi ololimi lwezilimi olwezilimi
Class 14 bolimi obolimi bezilimi obezilimi
Class 15 kolimi okolimi kwezilimi okwezilimi
Class 17 kolimi okolimi kwezilimi okwezilimi

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