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Northern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From umuntu +‎ -ana.

NounEdit

umntwana? class 1 (plural abantwana class 2)

  1. child

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From umntu (person) +‎ -ana.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [úḿ̩ⁿtʷaːna]

NounEdit

úḿntwana class 1 (plural ábántwana class 2)

  1. child

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From umuntu (person) +‎ -ana.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uḿntwana class 1 (plural abántwana class 2)

  1. child
    Synonym: ingane

InflectionEdit

Class 1/2
Singular Plural
Full form umntwana abantwana
Locative kumntwana kubantwana
Singular Plural
Full form umntwana abantwana
Simple form mntwana bantwana
Locative kumntwana kubantwana
Copulative ngumntwana ngabantwana
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
Modifier Substantive Modifier Substantive
Class 1 womntwana owomntwana wabantwana owabantwana
Class 2 bomntwana abomntwana babantwana ababantwana
Class 3 womntwana owomntwana wabantwana owabantwana
Class 4 yomntwana eyomntwana yabantwana eyabantwana
Class 5 lomntwana elomntwana labantwana elabantwana
Class 6 omntwana awomntwana abantwana awabantwana
Class 7 somntwana esomntwana sabantwana esabantwana
Class 8 zomntwana ezomntwana zabantwana ezabantwana
Class 9 yomntwana eyomntwana yabantwana eyabantwana
Class 10 zomntwana ezomntwana zabantwana ezabantwana
Class 11 lomntwana olomntwana lwabantwana olwabantwana
Class 14 bomntwana obomntwana babantwana obabantwana
Class 15 komntwana okomntwana kwabantwana okwabantwana
Class 17 komntwana okomntwana kwabantwana okwabantwana

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