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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

zama (plural zamas)

  1. Synonym of zama-zama
    • 2017 June 29, Warren Thompson, “Sibanye could be losing R756m to illegal miners”, in The Citizen[1]:
      There are “food syndicates” that only exist to supply food to zamas at mines in the West Wits and Free State.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

zama f (invariable)

  1. An alloy of zinc used especially for plumbing fixtures

Southern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-jìjama, positional form of Proto-Bantu *-jìja (to come).

VerbEdit

-zama

  1. to try

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


ThaoEdit

NounEdit

zama

  1. (anatomy) tongue

XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-jìjama, positional form of Proto-Bantu *-jìja (to come).

VerbEdit

-zama

  1. (transitive) to try

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-jìjama, positional form of Proto-Bantu *-jìja (to come).

VerbEdit

-zama

  1. to try, to attempt, to strive

InflectionEdit

Tone L
Infinitive ukuzama
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukuzama ukungazami
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular zama -zame
Plural zamani -zameni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyazama, ngizama engizamayo, engizama ngizama angizami engingazami ngingazami
2nd singular uyazama, uzama ozamayo, ozama uzama awuzami ongazami ungazami
1st plural siyazama, sizama esizamayo, esizama sizama asizami esingazami singazami
2nd plural niyazama, nizama enizamayo, enizama nizama anizami eningazami ningazami
Class 1 uyazama, uzama ozamayo, ozama ezama akazami ongazami engazami
Class 2 bayazama, bazama abazamayo, abazama bezama abazami abangazami bengazami
Class 3 uyazama, uzama ozamayo, ozama uzama awuzami ongazami ungazami
Class 4 iyazama, izama ezamayo, ezama izama ayizami engazami ingazami
Class 5 liyazama, lizama elizamayo, elizama lizama alizami elingazami lingazami
Class 6 ayazama, azama azamayo, azama ezama awazami angazami engazami
Class 7 siyazama, sizama esizamayo, esizama sizama asizami esingazami singazami
Class 8 ziyazama, zizama ezizamayo, ezizama zizama azizami ezingazami zingazami
Class 9 iyazama, izama ezamayo, ezama izama ayizami engazami ingazami
Class 10 ziyazama, zizama ezizamayo, ezizama zizama azizami ezingazami zingazami
Class 11 luyazama, luzama oluzamayo, oluzama luzama aluzami olungazami lungazami
Class 14 buyazama, buzama obuzamayo, obuzama buzama abuzami obungazami bungazami
Class 15 kuyazama, kuzama okuzamayo, okuzama kuzama akuzami okungazami kungazami
Class 17 kuyazama, kuzama okuzamayo, okuzama kuzama akuzami okungazami kungazami
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizamile, ngizamē engizamile, engizamē ngizamile, ngizamē angizamanga engingazamanga ngingazamanga
2nd singular uzamile, uzamē ozamile, ozamē uzamile, uzamē awuzamanga ongazamanga ungazamanga
1st plural sizamile, sizamē esizamile, esizamē sizamile, sizamē asizamanga esingazamanga singazamanga
2nd plural nizamile, nizamē enizamile, enizamē nizamile, nizamē anizamanga eningazamanga ningazamanga
Class 1 uzamile, uzamē ozamile, ozamē ezamile, ezamē akazamanga ongazamanga engazamanga
Class 2 bazamile, bazamē abazamile, abazamē bezamile, bezamē abazamanga abangazamanga bengazamanga
Class 3 uzamile, uzamē ozamile, ozamē uzamile, uzamē awuzamanga ongazamanga ungazamanga
Class 4 izamile, izamē ezamile, ezamē izamile, izamē ayizamanga engazamanga ingazamanga
Class 5 lizamile, lizamē elizamile, elizamē lizamile, lizamē alizamanga elingazamanga lingazamanga
Class 6 azamile, azamē azamile, azamē ezamile, ezamē awazamanga angazamanga engazamanga
Class 7 sizamile, sizamē esizamile, esizamē sizamile, sizamē asizamanga esingazamanga singazamanga
Class 8 zizamile, zizamē ezizamile, ezizamē zizamile, zizamē azizamanga ezingazamanga zingazamanga
Class 9 izamile, izamē ezamile, ezamē izamile, izamē ayizamanga engazamanga ingazamanga
Class 10 zizamile, zizamē ezizamile, ezizamē zizamile, zizamē azizamanga ezingazamanga zingazamanga
Class 11 luzamile, luzamē oluzamile, oluzamē luzamile, luzamē aluzamanga olungazamanga lungazamanga
Class 14 buzamile, buzamē obuzamile, obuzamē buzamile, buzamē abuzamanga obungazamanga bungazamanga
Class 15 kuzamile, kuzamē okuzamile, okuzamē kuzamile, kuzamē akuzamanga okungazamanga kungazamanga
Class 17 kuzamile, kuzamē okuzamile, okuzamē kuzamile, kuzamē akuzamanga okungazamanga kungazamanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngāzama engāzama ngāzama angizamanga engingazamanga ngingazamanga
2nd singular wāzama owāzama wāzama awuzamanga ongazamanga ungazamanga
1st plural sāzama esāzama sāzama asizamanga esingazamanga singazamanga
2nd plural nāzama enāzama nāzama anizamanga eningazamanga ningazamanga
Class 1 wāzama owāzama āzama akazamanga ongazamanga engazamanga
Class 2 bāzama abāzama bāzama abazamanga abangazamanga bengazamanga
Class 3 wāzama owāzama wāzama awuzamanga ongazamanga ungazamanga
Class 4 yāzama eyāzama yāzama ayizamanga engazamanga ingazamanga
Class 5 lāzama elāzama lāzama alizamanga elingazamanga lingazamanga
Class 6 āzama āzama āzama awazamanga angazamanga engazamanga
Class 7 sāzama esāzama sāzama asizamanga esingazamanga singazamanga
Class 8 zāzama ezāzama zāzama azizamanga ezingazamanga zingazamanga
Class 9 yāzama eyāzama yāzama ayizamanga engazamanga ingazamanga
Class 10 zāzama ezāzama zāzama azizamanga ezingazamanga zingazamanga
Class 11 lwāzama olwāzama lwāzama aluzamanga olungazamanga lungazamanga
Class 14 bāzama obāzama bāzama abuzamanga obungazamanga bungazamanga
Class 15 kwāzama okwāzama kwāzama akuzamanga okungazamanga kungazamanga
Class 17 kwāzama okwāzama kwāzama akuzamanga okungazamanga kungazamanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingazama ngingazama ngingezame ngingezame
2nd singular ungazama ungazama ungezame ungezame
1st plural singazama singazama singezame singezame
2nd plural ningazama ningazama ningezame ningezame
Class 1 angazama engazama angezame engezame
Class 2 bangazama bengazama bangezame bengezame
Class 3 ungazama ungazama ungezame ungezame
Class 4 ingazama ingazama ingezame ingezame
Class 5 lingazama lingazama lingezame lingezame
Class 6 angazama engazama angezame engezame
Class 7 singazama singazama singezame singezame
Class 8 zingazama zingazama zingezame zingezame
Class 9 ingazama ingazama ingezame ingezame
Class 10 zingazama zingazama zingezame zingezame
Class 11 lungazama lungazama lungezame lungezame
Class 14 bungazama bungazama bungezame bungezame
Class 15 kungazama kungazama kungezame kungezame
Class 17 kungazama kungazama kungezame kungezame
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizozama engizozama ngizozama angizuzama engingezuzama ngingezuzama
2nd singular uzozama ozozama uzozama awuzuzama ongezuzama ungezuzama
1st plural sizozama esizozama sizozama asizuzama esingezuzama singezuzama
2nd plural nizozama enizozama nizozama anizuzama eningezuzama ningezuzama
Class 1 uzozama ozozama ezozama akazuzama ongezuzama engezuzama
Class 2 bazozama abazozama bezozama abazuzama abangezuzama bengezuzama
Class 3 uzozama ozozama uzozama awuzuzama ongezuzama ungezuzama
Class 4 izozama ezozama izozama ayizuzama engezuzama ingezuzama
Class 5 lizozama elizozama lizozama alizuzama elingezuzama lingezuzama
Class 6 azozama azozama ezozama awazuzama angezuzama engezuzama
Class 7 sizozama esizozama sizozama asizuzama esingezuzama singezuzama
Class 8 zizozama ezizozama zizozama azizuzama ezingezuzama zingezuzama
Class 9 izozama ezozama izozama ayizuzama engezuzama ingezuzama
Class 10 zizozama ezizozama zizozama azizuzama ezingezuzama zingezuzama
Class 11 luzozama oluzozama luzozama aluzuzama olungezuzama lungezuzama
Class 14 buzozama obuzozama buzozama abuzuzama obungezuzama bungezuzama
Class 15 kuzozama okuzozama kuzozama akuzuzama okungezuzama kungezuzama
Class 17 kuzozama okuzozama kuzozama akuzuzama okungezuzama kungezuzama
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyozama engiyozama ngiyozama angiyuzama engingeyuzama ngingeyuzama
2nd singular uyozama oyozama uyozama awuyuzama ongeyuzama ungeyuzama
1st plural siyozama esiyozama siyozama asiyuzama esingeyuzama singeyuzama
2nd plural niyozama eniyozama niyozama aniyuzama eningeyuzama ningeyuzama
Class 1 uyozama oyozama eyozama akayuzama ongeyuzama engeyuzama
Class 2 bayozama abayozama beyozama abayuzama abangeyuzama bengeyuzama
Class 3 uyozama oyozama uyozama awuyuzama ongeyuzama ungeyuzama
Class 4 iyozama eyozama iyozama ayiyuzama engeyuzama ingeyuzama
Class 5 liyozama eliyozama liyozama aliyuzama elingeyuzama lingeyuzama
Class 6 ayozama ayozama eyozama awayuzama angeyuzama engeyuzama
Class 7 siyozama esiyozama siyozama asiyuzama esingeyuzama singeyuzama
Class 8 ziyozama eziyozama ziyozama aziyuzama ezingeyuzama zingeyuzama
Class 9 iyozama eyozama iyozama ayiyuzama engeyuzama ingeyuzama
Class 10 ziyozama eziyozama ziyozama aziyuzama ezingeyuzama zingeyuzama
Class 11 luyozama oluyozama luyozama aluyuzama olungeyuzama lungeyuzama
Class 14 buyozama obuyozama buyozama abuyuzama obungeyuzama bungeyuzama
Class 15 kuyozama okuyozama kuyozama akuyuzama okungeyuzama kungeyuzama
Class 17 kuyozama okuyozama kuyozama akuyuzama okungeyuzama kungeyuzama
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngizame ngingazami
2nd singular uzame ungazami
1st plural sizame singazami
2nd plural nizame ningazami
Class 1 azame angazami
Class 2 bazame bangazami
Class 3 uzame ungazami
Class 4 izame ingazami
Class 5 lizame lingazami
Class 6 azame angazami
Class 7 sizame singazami
Class 8 zizame zingazami
Class 9 izame ingazami
Class 10 zizame zingazami
Class 11 luzame lungazami
Class 14 buzame bungazami
Class 15 kuzame kungazami
Class 17 kuzame kungazami
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngazama ngangazama, angazama, angangazama
2nd singular wazama wangazama, awazama, awangazama
1st plural sazama sangazama, asazama, asangazama
2nd plural nazama nangazama, anazama, anangazama
Class 1 wazama wangazama, akazama, akangazama
Class 2 bazama bangazama, abazama, abangazama
Class 3 wazama wangazama, awazama, awangazama
Class 4 yazama yangazama, ayazama, ayangazama
Class 5 lazama langazama, alazama, alangazama
Class 6 azama angazama, awazama, awangazama
Class 7 sazama sangazama, asazama, asangazama
Class 8 zazama zangazama, azazama, azangazama
Class 9 yazama yangazama, ayazama, ayangazama
Class 10 zazama zangazama, azazama, azangazama
Class 11 lwazama lwangazama, alwazama, alwangazama
Class 14 bazama bangazama, abazama, abangazama
Class 15 kwazama kwangazama, akwazama, akwangazama
Class 17 kwazama kwangazama, akwazama, akwangazama

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