DSAE test file

izi-, prefix

/izi/
A Xhosa and Zulu plural noun prefix found in some words originating in these languages.
Note:
In Xhosa and Zulu, the singular of words beginning izi- is formed by replacing this prefix with isi-. In South African English this pattern is not always observed, and words in the plural forms are sometimes treated as singular nouns, an -s being added to form the English plural. See also isi-.
A Xhosa and Zulu plural noun prefix found in some words originating in these languages.