See also: umu and Umu

Northern NdebeleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.


Rwanda-RundiEdit

PrefixEdit

umu- (plural aba-)

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.

umu- (plural imi-)

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.

See alsoEdit


Southern NdebeleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.


SwaziEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.


ZuluEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 1 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *úmu-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-mʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

umu-

  1. Class 3 noun prefix.
Usage notesEdit

The variant form um- is used before stems of more than one syllable.

ReferencesEdit