umbombo

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀bòmbó.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /uḿ̩.ɓoːmbó/

NounEdit

uḿbombó 3 (plural imíbombó 4)

  1. ridge of the nose

InflectionEdit

Class 3/4
Singular Plural
Full form umbombo imibombo
Locative embonjeni emibonjeni
Singular Plural
Full form umbombo imibombo
Simple form mbombo mibombo
Locative embonjeni emibonjeni
Copulative ngumbombo yimibombo
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 wombombo owombombo wemibombo owemibombo
Class 2 bombombo abombombo bemibombo abemibombo
Class 3 wombombo owombombo wemibombo owemibombo
Class 4 yombombo eyombombo yemibombo eyemibombo
Class 5 lombombo elombombo lemibombo elemibombo
Class 6 ombombo awombombo emibombo awemibombo
Class 7 sombombo esombombo semibombo esemibombo
Class 8 zombombo ezombombo zemibombo ezemibombo
Class 9 yombombo eyombombo yemibombo eyemibombo
Class 10 zombombo ezombombo zemibombo ezemibombo
Class 11 lombombo olombombo lwemibombo olwemibombo
Class 14 bombombo obombombo bemibombo obemibombo
Class 15 kombombo okombombo kwemibombo okwemibombo
Class 17 kombombo okombombo kwemibombo okwemibombo

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