iziGaba zamaBizo

I am on a quest – to define and refine and redefine the inclusion criteria for each of the Noun Classes of isiZulu. As such, I will be writing sections on each of them, looking at their different inhabitants.

To begin with, here is an overview of the Noun Classes. Below is a list of them, which will eventually link to sections on each.

amaBizo esiGaba sabaNtu – Human Noun Class

amaBizo esiGaba semiThi nemiFula – Elemental Noun Class

amaBizo esiGaba seLanga namaNzi – Fluid Noun Class

amaBizo esiGaba sesAndla neziKhumba nesiNtu – Crafted Noun Class

amaBizo esiGaba sezinKomo neziNyanga – Animal Noun Class

amaBizo esiGaba soluJu noThando neziNwabu – Conceptual Noun Class

amaBizo esiGaba soBuntu nobuBi noTshwala – Essential Noun Class

amaBizo esiGaba sokuDla nokuBa nokwEnza – Verbal Noun Class

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