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ZuluEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From umuntu (person) +‎ -ana.

NounEdit

uḿntwana class 1 (plural abántwana class 2)

  1. child
    Synonyms: 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 lwomntwana olwomntwana lwabantwana olwabantwana
Class 14 bomntwana obomntwana babantwana obabantwana
Class 15 kwomntwana okwomntwana kwabantwana okwabantwana
Class 17 kwomntwana okwomntwana kwabantwana okwabantwana

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