Translation of suffix in isiZulu

suffix

isijobelelo

nounPlural suffixes

Linguistics

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    isijobelelo
    ‘To make a new word with the word "play" we can add the suffix "-ful"’ Ukwakha igama elisha sisusela egameni elithi: "play" singafaka isijobelelo "-ful".
    ‘To form the diminutive of a noun, we add the suffix "-ana". For example: "inja" (dog) > "injana" (little dog)’ Ukwakha isinciphiso sebizo sijobelela isijobelelo u"-ana". Isibonelo: "inja" > "injana".
    • in English, letters that we add to the end of a word to make a new word or to change the word; in Zulu it is the letters that are added to the end of words such as verbs and nouns to modify the meaning of these words
    • esiNgisini yizinhlamvu ezifakwa ekugcineni kwegama ukwakha igama elisha noma ukuguquguqula incazelo yegama; esiZulwini izakhi ezijotshelelwa emagameni njengezenzo namabizo ukuguquguqula incazelo yalawa magama