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Term
-hlekile
Definition
lost
Term
-mangala
Definition
surprised
Term
igazi, ama-
Definition
blood
Term
-bukekayo
Definition
cute (can be looked at)
Term
-kuduka / -goduka
Definition
to return home
Term
ngemuva
Definition
behind
Term
kwakumnyami
Definition
it was dark
Term
phambi kwalokhu
Definition
before that
Term
uhulumeni, o-
Definition
government
Term
ngibambekile
Definition
I’m busy (caught up)
Term
uzwane, izin-
Definition
toe
Term
ibhayisikobho, ama-
Definition
cinema
Term
-khipha isizulu ngamakhala
Definition
to speak zulu well
Term
kalula
Definition
easily
Term
-banga
Definition
to mind, cause trouble
Term
utshani (xiv)
Definition
grass, straw
Term
isikhwama, izi-
Definition
luggage, purse, bag
Term
umbhede, imi-
Definition
bed
Term
indodakazi, ama-
Definition
daughter
Term
-sweleka
Definition
to get/ be lost
Term
umnyango, imin-
Definition
door, doorway / entrance, entry / ministry, government department
Term
inkulumo / inkhulumo, izin-
Definition
address, speech / conversation, talk
Term
-thutha
Definition
to move from one place to another
Term
umklamo
Definition
project
Term
intambo, izin-
Definition
thread, string, cord, rope / wire
Term
-ndini
Definition
poor (pitiable) - attached to nouns/ names (eg Siphondini)
Term
umqophi, aba-
Definition
sculptor, artist
Term
-thungiweyo
Definition
textile (adj.)
Term
-buya
Definition
to return, come back, go back
Term
-lula
Definition
lightweight, easy, simple, weak (coffee)
Term
umhlobo, imi-
Definition
relative, kinsman, acquaintance, friend, nationality, race
Term
indlela efanele
Definition
the right way
Term
imfene, izim-
Definition
monkey
Term
-phupha
Definition
to dream
Term
eceleni kwa-/ kuka-
Definition
next to
Term
insimu, ama-
Definition
field
Term
uvalo (no pl)
Definition
fear, dread, anxiety
Term
uvalo, izi-
Definition
diaphragm
Term
-zuma
Definition
to surprise, be taken unawares
Term
-phaphama / -phaphamisa
Definition
to wake up, awake
Term
umbukiso, imi-
Definition
exhibition, display, show, spectacle
Term
ubusika
Definition
winter (loc: ebusika)
Term
-hlubuka
Definition
to rebel
Term
isifundiso, izi-
Definition
influence
Term
phesheya
Definition
overseas
Term
usomabhizinisi, o-
Definition
businessperson
Term
ngaphakathi
Definition
inside, in between, internally, within
Term
abantu abanolwazi
Definition
experts, specialists
Term
ikwindla, ama
Definition
autumn (loc: ekwindla)
Term
-sika
Definition
to cut / to copy, imitate, mimic
Term
-gcwele
Definition
full of
Term
-thandeka
Definition
to be likable, lovely, popular, favourite, acceptable, welcome
Term
-lwa (na-x)
Definition
to fight, struggle (with x)
Term
ubuciko (xiv)
Definition
art, the arts, skill, skills
Term
ivosi, ama- / umvimba, imi-
Definition
sausage (wurst)
Term
ngalokhu
Definition
hereby, by this means
Term
-enyula
Definition
to choose, select, pick out / to prefer
Term
-dlula
Definition
to pass, go by / to overtake / to exceed, excel, surpass / to die, pass away
Term
-ziphatha
Definition
to behave oneself
Term
-vala
Definition
to close
Term
ngamandla
Definition
strongly
Term
-bala
Definition
to count, calculate
Term
isifunda, izi-
Definition
district, region, province
Term
isinkwa, izinkwa
Definition
bread, loaf
Term
amanzi
Definition
water
Term
inyama, izin-
Definition
meat, skin (human)
Term
imvu, izim-
Definition
sheep
Term
umbala, imi-
Definition
colour / shin
Term
-qala ukugula
Definition
to become sick
Term
ubuthongo
Definition
sleep / tiredness, drowsiness
Term
ibhuku, ama-
Definition
book
Term
isipho, izi-
Definition
gift, present / donation
Term
inyama yenkomo
Definition
beef
Term
-phuza
Definition
to drink
Term
isidla, izi-
Definition
right hand
Term
-vakasha
Definition
to visit
Term
-baleka
Definition
to run away, escape / to flee, get away
Term
-philile
Definition
to be healthy, to be well / to be alive
Term
indaba, izin-
Definition
affair, issue, matter / piece of news / story, essay
Term
-naba nga- /-enaba nga-
Definition
to elaborate on
Term
ibhakede, ama-
Definition
bucket
Term
izoso (cl VIII)
Definition
barbecue, braai
Term
-xoxa
Definition
to chat, converse, talk
Term
umdwebi, aba-
Definition
draftsman
Term
ulwazi
Definition
ability, capability
Term
ubuciko (xiv)
Definition
art, arts, skill, skills
Term
-luka
Definition
to plait, weave
Term
inkundla, izin-
Definition
stadium, arena, court / racecourse
Term
isibekezelo sezulu
Definition
weather forecast
Term
konje
Definition
by the way, incidentally
Term
ukuze (+subj)
Definition
so that, in order that
Term
isifazane
Definition
womenfolk
Term
-bambisana
Definition
to help each other
Term
iwolintshi, ama-
Definition
orange
Term
kuphambene nomthethu
Definition
it is against the law
Term
inja, izin-
Definition
dog
Term
umhlane, imi-
Definition
back (Rücken)
Term
ngaphaphamisa ngokuzuma
Definition
I woke up suddenly
Term
ngosuka kweLwesibili
Definition
since Tuesday
Term
Sizange sibenesikathi
Definition
we didn’t have time
Term
nginesikhathi
Definition
I have time
Term
ngisebenza njengomshayeli
Definition
I work as a driver
Term
-neminyaka ngo-x
Definition
to be x years old
Term
akungenwa
Definition
no entry
Term
-dabuka
Definition
to get crushed, cracked
Term
iqoqo, ama- / isiqhoqho, izi-
Definition
assemblage, collection, group
Term
-xwayisa
Definition
to warn, caution
Term
iPhasika
Definition
Easter
Term
umgqomo, imi-
Definition
bin, barrel, tub, drum
Term
-balulekile
Definition
to be important, critical, crucial
Term
emgqonyeni kadoti
Definition
in the rubbish bin
Term
-thuthuka
Definition
to grow, increase / to progress, develop / to become important, influential
Term
inkunzi, izin-
Definition
bull / male animal
Term
ipuleti, ama-
Definition
plate
Term
isiketi, izi-
Definition
skirt
Term
inqina, izin-
Definition
hunting party / shoot, hunt
Term
isokisi, ama-
Definition
socks, stockings
Term
ingulube yasendle, izingulube zasendle
Definition
wild boar
Term
-phuma
Definition
to come out, go outside, exit / to come from, originate from / to rise (above horizon) / to discharge, emit, secrete
Term
ngingakuthembisa umsebenzi kwa- / ngingakunika ~
Definition
I can offer you work as a -
Term
ngangingenje
Definition
I am not what I used to be
Term
-qeda
Definition
to complete, end, finish, quit, terminate, bring to an end
Term
ngemuva
Definition
after, behind, at the back
Term
-gqoba
Definition
to dress, put on clothes / to wear
Term
-enaba / -naba
Definition
to sprawl, spread out / to feel at home, feel comfortable / to sit with outstretched legs
Term
ukuthi / ukuze / ukuba / khona (+ subj) / ukuzo (+verb) / ukuyo (+ verb)
Definition
in order to
Term
-hluba amazambane
Definition
to peel potatoes
Term
cisha lonke ilanga
Definition
almost the whole day
Term
isizathu, izi-
Definition
cause, ground, reason / excuse
Term
ipulazi, ama-
Definition
farm
Term
indlu yangasese
Definition
toilet
Term
-muncu / -munyu (relativ.)
Definition
bitter / acid / sour
Term
umpendi, aba-
Definition
painter
Term
umbuzo, imi-
Definition
question, inquiry
Term
-qedakala
Definition
to complete, finish, terminate, come to an end / to be comprehensible, understandable
Term
-makhaza
Definition
to be cold (rel.)
Term
imephu, ama-
Definition
map
Term
ushintshi, o-
Definition
change, loose change
Term
-zange (neg. pers. concord + subj verb.)
Definition
never (past tense)
Term
uphethilolo / uphethiloli, o-
Definition
fuel, petrol, gasoline
Term
ikishi
Definition
kitchen
Term
ulimi, izilimi
Definition
language, tongue
Term
indlela ephambukayo
Definition
tohe road branches off
Term
isidlo sakusihlwa
Definition
supper, dinner
Term
esidlweni sakusihlwa
Definition
for dinner, at dinner etc
Term
-sukela
Definition
to go away for, go off for, depart for, leave for, set off for / to originate from / to attack, jump at, spring at
Term
amacubane
Definition
water (respectful term)
Term
indlebe, izindlebe
Definition
ear
Term
isiteshi, izi-
Definition
station
Term
zithini ezintsha?
Definition
what's new?
Term
-khweza
Definition
to cause to ascend, cause to climb, lift up / to cause to mount, cause to get onto, cause to ride / to preserve, keep safe, store away / to bury
Term
uMsombuluko
Definition
Monday
Term
uLwesihlanu
Definition
Friday
Term
umkhankanyo, imi-
Definition
thought, idea
Term
isiqu, iziqu
Definition
stem, trunk, stock (plant) / root (of word) / diploma, academic degree
Term
-gijima
Definition
to run
Term
-hlushwa
Definition
to be afflicted, bothered, disturbed, grieved, tormented, troubled, worried, be put to inconvenience
Term
usana, izinsana
Definition
baby
Term
umngane, abangane
Definition
friend, comrade, companion
Term
umjitha, aba-
Definition
friend, mate, pal (slang)
Term
iculo, ama-
Definition
song
Term
phesheya kwa-x
Definition
beyond x, at the farther side of x
Term
kusasa / ngomuso
Definition
tomorrow
Term
ukufa
Definition
death
Term
umbonanhle, imi-
Definition
good omen
Term
-themba
Definition
intr: to hope, trust / to have faith, be confident /Tr: to trust / to anticipate, expect
Term
ukuhamba
Definition
motion, movement / departure
Term
-bomvu
Definition
red / ripe
Term
-lwa
Definition
to fight, struggle
Term
isifiso, izi-
Definition
wish / desire, longing, yearning
Term
ngakhoke / yingakho
Definition
therefore
Term
ngoba
Definition
because, as, since
Term
yniqaba nokho yisiqiniso
Definition
strange but true
Term
umfanekiso
Definition
image, painting, photograph, picture, likeness / reflection (mirror)
Term
umphansi, aba-
Definition
ancestor
Term
-jova
Definition
to inoculate, vaccinate, inject
Term
isifo senhliziyo
Definition
heart attack
Term
umzimba, imizimba
Definition
body
Term
ibhodwe, ama-
Definition
pot
Term
ivukuzi, ama-
Definition
mole
Term
-phithizela / -phithiza
Definition
to teem with, swarm with
Term
amasosha omzimba
Definition
white blood cells
Term
undunankulu, ondunankulu
Definition
governor, premier, chief magistrate
Term
umalugaju
Definition
serial killer / serial rapist
Term
intamo
Definition
neck
Term
iphephandaba, ama-
Definition
newspaper
Term
-phophela
Definition
to examine (medical)
Term
intela, izintela
Definition
tax
Term
umsebenzi, imi-
Definition
duty, job, task, work / employment, business, trade / service
Term
phansi kwa- / kuka-
Definition
below, under, underneath, on the lower part of
Term
-paka
Definition
to park
Term
intuthu, izin-
Definition
smoke
Term
-lingana ukuhlalisa
Definition
to provide seats for (+ obj.)
Term
-bukeka
Definition
to be admirable, attractive, beautiful, lovely to look at / to be approved / to appear, look like, seem
Term
-thola
Definition
to get, obtain / to discover, find out, find / to get to know / to adopt
Term
-khuthuza
Definition
to encourage, enthuse, motivate
Term
-hlakanipha
Definition
to become acute, clever, intelligent, smart, subtle, wise
Term
abanye
Definition
others
Term
-dlulile
Definition
to have passed, have gone by / to be last
Term
-phansi / phansi
Definition
(relativ.:) low, lower / (adv.:) down, on the ground, beneath, below
Term
-bonakala
Definition
to be visible / to appear, come into sight / to be clear, apparent, evident, obvious / to seem, look like
Term
indwangu okupendwa kuyo umfanekiso
Definition
artist’s canvas
Term
-saba
Definition
to be frightened, to have respect / to fear, to be afraid of, to have respect for
Term
-linda
Definition
to wait / to wait for, await, expect / to guard, look after, watch over
Term
-shesha
Definition
to be fast, be quick, be rapid, be speedy / to be hasty, be hurried, be in a hurry / to hasten, hurry, get a move on / to be urgent
Term
isikhundla, izi-
Definition
position, location, situation / job / rank
Term
imvula, izim-
Definition
rain / foretaste, introduction / forerunner / advance payment
Term
-ncane
Definition
little, small, young / minor, unimportant / (pl. only) few
Term
isehlakano, izehlakano
Definition
event, happening / incident, occurrence
Term
-lunga
Definition
to get in order, get correct / to get fit, get prepared, get ready
Term
indlwana, izin-
Definition
little house, little hut / lodge / nest, lair
Term
bala
Definition
really, truly, actually, indeed, absolutely
Term
isithombe, izi-
Definition
image, picture, photograph / reflection (of a condition)
Term
-phenya
Definition
to browse, look through, examine / to search, investigate
Term
-endlula
Definition
to roll up (mat, bedding) / to make the bed
Term
umufo, abafo
Definition
fellow, stranger, enemy, opponent
Term
-sindisa
Definition
to overload / to ransom, redeem, rescue, salvage, save
Term
kusuka … kuya
Definition
from … to (dates, times, numbers)
Term
-lila
Definition
to weep, cry / to lamet, mourn, wail
Term
-thwala
Definition
to bear, carry / to wear (on head or shoulders)
Term
-siza
Definition
tr.: to help, aid, assist / to benefit, be advantageous to, be useful to / intr.: to be advantageous / to be helpful, be useful, be of use
Term
-bi
Definition
bad / ugly / evil
Term
isibi, izi-
Definition
piece of rubbish (pl.: rubbish, litter, garbage / dirt, filth)
Term
umendo, imendo
Definition
main road / marriage, married life, wedlock
Term
umntwana, aba-
Definition
child
Term
udadewethu
Definition
my / our sister
Term
umgwaqo, imi- / umgwaco, imi-
Definition
road, route / street
Term
mhlawumbe
Definition
perhaps, possibly, maybe
Term
-phoqa
Definition
to compel, force / to rape / to accuse falsely
Term
-shona
Definition
to go down, sink, disappear, set, die, become poor, become bankrupt, lose heavily
Term
-shada
Definition
to marry
Term
-vuna
Definition
to harvest, gather crops / to spoil, teach bad manners
Term
-yala
Definition
to warn
Term
indwangu, izi-
Definition
cloth
Term
ijazi, ama-
Definition
overcoat, coat
Term
ungqongqoshe, ongqongqoshe
Definition
chief, leader / minister of state, cabinet minister
Term
ilungiselelo, ama-
Definition
preparation
Term
ngeshwa
Definition
unfortunately / due to ill-fortune
Term
incwiphishi
Definition
expert
Term
-vutha
Definition
to blaze, burn, be aflame / to be ready, ripe
Term
-luthuthuva
Definition
sandy-coloured / discoloured
Term
-landela
Definition
to follow, follow after / to follow the example of / toobey, observe, honour / to recite
Term
-vumile
Definition
agreed / perfect
Term
umlomo, imi-
Definition
mouth
Term
umnqonqo. Imi-
Definition
artery
Term
umsipha, imi- / isicubu, izi-
Definition
muscle
Term
iqakala, ama-
Definition
ankle
Term
amathumbu
Definition
intestines
Term
isihlakala, izi-
Definition
wrist
Term
inxusa, ama-
Definition
ambassador
Term
ivumelo / imvumelo, izimvumelo
Definition
approval, assent, support, authorisation, permission
Term
isithende, izi-
Definition
heel
Term
isinye, izi-
Definition
bladder
Term
inqulu, izi-
Definition
hip
Term
uMnuz / uMnumzana, uMnumzane (aba-)
Definition
Mr. / gentleman, sir, mister
Term
ugebhezi, imi-
Definition
skull
Term
umcimbi, imi-
Definition
function, event / party, festivity (loc.: emcimbini, emicimbini)
Term
-phambili
Definition
(relativ.) front / leading
Term
isihawu
Definition
strong emotional feeling: pity, compassion, sympathy / commiseration / motherly tenderness / sentiment
Term
isizinda
Definition
the remaining contents of a vessel / origin, essence of anything / ancestral kraal / chief woman of the ancestral kraal, or woman appointed to bear the heir to the kraalship / heir to ancestral kraalship; trustee for other members of family in the estate of his father
Term
-qinisa
Definition
(tr.) to firm up, tighten / to strengthen / to attest, confirm, prove, ratify, validate / to encourage, enthuse, motivate / (intr.) to act with determination or energy / to keep one’s word, speak the truth
Term
isibindi, izi-
Definition
courage, boldness, daring / liver
Term
-ehlisa
Definition
to cause to descend, bring lower, lower / to decrease, reduce, turn down / to go down along, go down by, follow a course downwards
Term
umhlaba, imi-
Definition
world, earth
Term
-shicilela
Definition
to print
Term
-phuka
Definition
to break / to get broken
Term
-phukile
Definition
to be broken, fractured
Term
-gunda
Definition
to cut hair, mow
Term
selishonile
Definition
it’s very late already
Term
umuzi
Definition
homestead, kraal / village
Term
ngimude kunaye
Definition
I am taller than him/her
Term
upelepele
Definition
chilies
Term
ikhofi
Definition
coffee
Term
iqembu eliphikisayo
Definition
opposition party
Term
ushizi
Definition
cheese
Term
inkukhu, izin-
Definition
chicken
Term
ikhekhe, ama-
Definition
cake
Term
-dala
Definition
to create, form, make
Term
umshini wokuthunga
Definition
sewing machine
Term
-khipha imali
Definition
to pay
Term
umholi, aba-
Definition
leader
Term
isiguqulo, izi-
Definition
change, alteration
Term
into eyakhiweyo
Definition
fabric
Term
-linda
Definition
to wait / to wait for, expect / to look after, watch over, guard
Term
iqembu, ama-
Definition
group of people, team / political party
Term
inhloso, izon-
Definition
aim, goal, objective, purpose, project
Term
ubhiya
Definition
beer
Term
inthuthuko
Definition
development
Term
-caca
Definition
to be clear, evident, obvious / to make progress, climb
Term
amanga aluhlaza
Definition
white lie
Term
-camba amanga
Definition
to lie
Term
eceleni
Definition
(loc.) side
Term
kanzima
Definition
heavily, with difficulty / seriously, severely
Term
phakathi kwa- / kuka-
Definition
among, amongst / between / in the middle of
Term
ithuna, ama-
Definition
grave, tomb, sepulchre
Term
unwele, izinwele
Definition
hair
Term
-shinja
Definition
to change, swap
Term
-anga
Definition
to kiss
Term
amanga (no sing.)
Definition
lie
Term
ukuphela
Definition
end, destination
Term
-thatheka
Definition
to be interesting
Term
isibonakude, izi-
Definition
telescope
Term
umndeni, imindeni
Definition
family
Term
-cindezela
Definition
to compress, squeeze, oppress, print, type
Term
umbhanselo, imi-
Definition
reward, bonus, tip, extra
Term
inhlupheko, izin-
Definition
trouble, grief, affliction, worry
Term
umyalezo, imi-
Definition
message
Term
isifundo, izi-
Definition
lesson, subject, lecture, course
Term
-mandla
Definition
to be strong, mighty, powerful
Term
iviyo, ama-
Definition
group of people, platoon / wild medlar fruit
Term
-jabula
Definition
to be happy
Term
noma (+participial mood)
Definition
although, even though, even if
Term
-letha
Definition
to bring
Term
-pheka
Definition
to cook
Term
-khetha
Definition
to choose, select, pick out / to prefer / to elect; to vote
Term
isiphuzo
Definition
drink
Term
-sha
Definition
to be new, fresh, young
Term
inkomishi, izin-
Definition
cup, mug / cupful
Term
isiphuzo
Definition
drink
Term
-qala
Definition
to begin, commence, initiate, launch, start
Term
-lungisa
Definition
to arrange, adjust,regulate / to dress, prepare / to fix, put in order, repair
Term
-phuza
Definition
to drink
Term
intshonalanga (no pl)
Definition
west
Term
impumalanga (no pl)
Definition
east
Term
inyakatho (no pl)
Definition
north
Term
iningizimu (no pl)
Definition
south
Term
ikhanda, ama-
Definition
head / headache
Term
ingalo, izin-
Definition
arm
Term
umunwe, iminwe
Definition
finger
Term
-phakathi nje
Definition
medium-sized
Term
umlenze, imi-
Definition
leg
Term
unyawo, izinyawo
Definition
foot
Term
imfologo, izim-
Definition
fork
Term
umhleli, aba-
Definition
editor (eg newspaper)
Term
umabhalane, o-
Definition
clerk, secretary
Term
-zingela
Definition
to hunt, pursue
Term
into, izinto
Definition
thing, object, article
Term
umlingisi, aba-
Definition
imitator, mimic / actor, performer
Term
umculo, imi-
Definition
music, singing
Term
umphathi, aba-
Definition
manager, supervisor, administrator / boss
Term
-chanisa
Definition
to explain, make clear, clarify, to describe
Term
-hlola
Definition
to check, inspect, examine, test / to explore / to spy on
Term
itafula, ama-
Definition
table
Term
inhlanzi, izin-
Definition
fish
Term
-cela
Definition
to ask for, request, ask a favour
Term
isandla, izandla
Definition
hand / handful / handwriting
Term
-phinda emuva
Definition
to return
Term
-guba
Definition
to celebrate, solemnise
Term
-zibika
Definition
to address sth
Term
umngane, abangane
Definition
friend
Term
kubo
Definition
at/to/from them, at/to/from their place
Term
ingane, izingane
Definition
infant, baby, small child, toddler
Term
isobho, ama-
Definition
soup
Term
ngesikhathi sinye
Definition
at one and the same time
Term
izandla ziyagezana
Definition
eine Hand wäscht die andere
Term
uhambe ehamba
Definition
she keeps on walking
Term
sifike ukuba simbone
Definition
we have come to see him
Term
Noma kuphi
Definition
no matter where
Term
yikho
Definition
it’s obvious/ ist doch klar
Term
yini?
Definition
isn’t it?
Term
anginandawo ayiphelele
Definition
I don’t have enough space
Term
bewukuphi izolo?
Definition
Where were you yesterday?
Term
lokhu na lokhu
Definition
this and that
Term
-lala lapha / hlala lapha
Definition
to sleep over
Term
ufulawa
Definition
flour
Term
amalungiselo (no sing)
Definition
preparations, arrangements
Term
ukwanga
Definition
kiss
Term
inkunzi yengulube, izinkunzi zengulube
Definition
boar
Term
isitatimende
Definition
statement (to police)
Term
isicabha, izi-
Definition
door
Term
-bili [kubili]
Definition
two [it is two]
Term
-zingela
Definition
to hunt, pursue
Term
ukuhlukana
Definition
difference, disagreement
Term
okuzokwenzeka
Definition
that which will happen
Term
iphalishi
Definition
porridge
Term
-file
Definition
to be dead, deceased, late / to be broken, destroyed, devastated, ruined
Term
uphiko lwentsha
Definition
youth wing
Term
uphepha, o-
Definition
bell pepper
Term
imphuphu
Definition
mealiemeal
Term
-seka
Definition
to support
Term
iphepha, ama-
Definition
newspaper
Term
amandla (no sing.)
Definition
force, strength, power, might, authority
Term
-phatha
Definition
to hold, have, carry / to address, handle, deal with, manage, treat / to administer, command, control, be in charge of
Term
-buka
Definition
to view, watch / to behold, look at, gaze at / to admire
Term
inyoni, izin-
Definition
bird
Term
-phinda
Definition
to repeat, do again / to fold / to duplicate, copy / to quote
Term
-bulawa
Definition
to be killed, to be murdered
Term
isishiyagalombili [isishiyagalombili]
Definition
eight [it is…]
Term
-thi
Definition
to say / to think, imagine / to consider, to believe / to guess, suppose
Term
-phathelene na-
Definition
to be about, concern, regard, to be related to, to be in connection with
Term
konke akufani
Definition
everything is different
Term
iqabunga
Definition
leaf
Term
iyadi
Definition
yard (unit of length)
Term
indlu, izinsdlu
Definition
house, hut
Term
-baba
Definition
to be hot, spicy / to be bitter
Term
isiko, ama-
Definition
custom, tradition, incision, cut
Term
kuphela
Definition
exclusively, just, solely, only
Term
umshini, imi-
Definition
machine / engine, motor
Term
-vela
Definition
to appear, come forth, come into view / to happen, occur, come / (+loc.) to originate from, come from
Term
-khokha
Definition
to pay
Term
-hleka
Definition
to laugh / to laugh at
Term
-fika
Definition
to arrive
Term
-futha
Definition
to pump up, inflate, blow up / to throb
Term
ibhayisikili, ama-
Definition
bicycle
Term
imbali, izimbali
Definition
flower / bloom, blossom
Term
itekisi, ama-
Definition
taxi
Term
isidlo sasemini
Definition
lunch
Term
idina, ama-
Definition
formal dinner
Term
-phuzisa
Definition
to water / to give a drink to
Term
umgomo, imigomo
Definition
principle, policy, directive / norm, standard, inviolable custom / plot (story) / aim, goal , objective, purpose
Term
umqondisi, aba-
Definition
director
Term
ubuthakathaka
Definition
feebleness, weakness, limpness
Term
inyanga, izinyanga
Definition
moon, month
Term
unyaka, iminyaka
Definition
year
Term
-cabanga
Definition
intr: (+ nga-) to think / to believe, guess, suppose / to imagine / tr: to recall, remember / to imagine / to think about, reflect on, consider
Term
uLwesine
Definition
Thursday
Term
isonto, ama-
Definition
week, church
Term
-hlukunyezwa
Definition
to be abused, maltreated
Term
-aba
Definition
to apportion, divide up, distribute, share out / to share, give a share in
Term
abantu abalambileyo
Definition
hungry people
Term
-lindeleka
Definition
to be awaited, be anticipated, be expected, be waited for / to be guarded, be looked after, be watched over
Term
kulindeleka ukuthi…
Definition
to be expected to…
Term
-akha ubungange na-
Definition
to make friends with
Term
umthanda, imi-
Definition
cave
Term
isimanje
Definition
present
Term
ngomhlomunye
Definition
day after tomorrow
Term
-fa
Definition
to die / to be ill, be sick / to faint
Term
isijabuli, izi-
Definition
cheerful person
Term
umbonambi, ombonambi
Definition
pessimist
Term
-hlakaniphile / -khaliphile
Definition
to be clever, be intelligent, be acute, be smart, be subtle, be wise
Term
-ndiza
Definition
to fly
Term
ibomu, ama-
Definition
intention, wilfulness
Term
isibekezelo, izi-
Definition
forecast, prediction, prophecy
Term
-bulala
Definition
to kill, murder
Term
ngakhoke / yingakho
Definition
therefore
Term
ikhala, ama-
Definition
nose, nostril
Term
ukupelwa
Definition
spelling
Term
-cuphisa
Definition
to cause to set a snare, cause to set a trap / to park, put down, seat, set down
Term
-cupha
Definition
to find a place to park
Term
isinye
Definition
bladder
Term
isisusa, izi-
Definition
cause, reason, origin
Term
umsebenzi omkhulu
Definition
main function
Term
-setshenziswa
Definition
to be used, be utilised
Term
abezindaba
Definition
the media
Term
-sesha
Definition
to search, examine, look into
Term
imeyili
Definition
email
Term
isbindi, izi-
Definition
courage, boldness, daring / liver
Term
-qhuba
Definition
to drive, urge on / to herd
Term
ihhovisi, ama-
Definition
office
Term
noma
Definition
or
Term
bese
Definition
and then
Term
umsebenzi, aba-
Definition
worker, labourer, staff member
Term
ingqondo, izingqondo
Definition
intelligence, common sense / intellect, mind / meaning, sense
Term
-dliwa
Definition
to be eaten / to be drunk / to be bitten / to suffer / to get corroded / to be edible
Term
-tshengisa
Definition
to point out, show
Term
intuthwane, izin-
Definition
ant
Term
ubuphansi
Definition
bottom, lowest part
Term
-bekela
Definition
to put for, place for / to store for / to appoint for, install for / to patch / to bewitch, enchant, cast a spell on
Term
isibalo, izi-
Definition
number, figure (pl. also: maths, mathematics, arithmetic)
Term
umdlali, aba-
Definition
actor / player (sports)
Term
-hlaba
Definition
to pierce, stick / to kill, slaughter, stab (animal)
Term
lina kusuka ngo-Meyi kuze kube ngoJuni
Definition
it rains from May to June
Term
isibuya, izi-
Definition
threshing floor / enclosure, fenced area
Term
-abela (inf: ukwabela)
Definition
to divide, apportion, distribute / to allocate, award
Term
-hlupha
Definition
to afflict, bother, annoy, grieve, torment, trouble, worry, disturb, to put to inconvenience
Term
-ngaka
Definition
of this size, as big as this, as small as this
Term
-enza (inf: ukwenza)
Definition
to do, perform, carry out, make, cause / happen, come to pass, act, behave
Term
-memezela
Definition
to call for, shout for / to proclaim, announce
Term
ikhehla, amakhehla
Definition
man with a headring / man with greying hair, man in late middle age, man becoming old
Term
inkosana, amakhosana / unkosana
Definition
eldest son, young man / prince
Term
kuleli
Definition
(short for kuleli zwe) over here, in this country
Term
-balele
Definition
to shine / to be clear, be hot, be dry, be rainless, be sunny
Term
-funa
Definition
to want, desire / to look for, search for, seek
Term
isifo, izifo
Definition
disease, illness, sickness / death
Term
umdlalo, imi-
Definition
game, match, sport / drama, play
Term
ilunga, ama-
Definition
member, official / limb, joint / body part, organ
Term
-ngena
Definition
to enter, come in, go inside / to log in / to invade / to attend
Term
-sebenza
Definition
to work, function, operate, perform
Term
ngizisebenzela / ngisebenza yedwa
Definition
I work for myself / on my own
Term
izinga, ama-
Definition
ridge / grade, level, quality, standard / degree
Term
umqombothi
Definition
waste water, dirty water / traditional beer
Term
isicubu, izi-
Definition
part (of the body), tissue (human)
Term
-khathazeka
Definition
to worry, to be concerned, to be troubled
Term
-linganisa
Definition
to equalise, make equal, level, make level / to compare / to measure / to balance, weigh / to estimate, project / to assess, judge / to copy, imitate, mimic / to try on
Term
ngempela
Definition
really
Term
isitsha, izi-
Definition
container, can, jar, receptacle, vessel / bowl, dish / basin
Term
inkukhu, izi-
Definition
chicken
Term
usisi
Definition
sister
Term
udadewabo
Definition
his/ her / their sister
Term
endaweni
Definition
place, location (loc.)
Term
ngingakusiza kani?
Definition
how (with what) can I help you?
Term
-khanukela
Definition
to crave, long for, lust after, yearn for, have a strong desire for / to envy, be jealous of
Term
-vuma
Definition
intr.: to admit, agree, approve, assent, consent / to prosper, flourish, thrive / tr.: to accept, acknowledge / to admit, confess
Term
isihambeli, izi- / isimenywa, izi-
Definition
guest
Term
-pha
Definition
to give, hand, hand over / to present with, give as a present / to grant
Term
isikhathi, izi-
Definition
time / timepiece, clock, watch
Term
ingqalasizinda, izin-
Definition
infrastructure
Term
umenziwa, imenziwa
Definition
object (grammatical function)
Term
-fana na-
Definition
to be like -, be similar to -, be the same as -, look like -
Term
ezisematheni
Definition
current affairs (lit.: stories on the saliva)
Term
waziwa nje-
Definition
known as (cl.1a)
Term
uvumazonke
Definition
person who agrees with everything
Term
isivumelwano / imvumelano
Definition
agreement, legal contract / covenant / grammatical concordance
Term
-ludizima
Definition
hazy, misty
Term
-hawukela
Definition
to feel emotion towards: to pity, sympathize with, be sorry for / to envy, be jealous for
Term
hawu / hhawu
Definition
wow / eish / good heavens
Term
umqala, imi-
Definition
neck
Term
ubuchopho
Definition
brain
Term
idolo, ama-
Definition
knee
Term
iphaphu, ama-
Definition
lung
Term
isiphongo, izi-
Definition
forehead
Term
isihluzu, izi-
Definition
calf (lower leg)
Term
-phuza
Definition
to drink
Term
isiqhebeza, izi-
Definition
talkative person, lively person / latch, catch / switch
Term
isikhumba, izi-
Definition
skin
Term
unwele, izin-
Definition
hair
Term
ulimi, izi-
Definition
tongue / language
Term
isinqe, izi-
Definition
buttock
Term
uzwane, izin-
Definition
toe
Term
isisu, izi-
Definition
abdomen, belly, stomach / appetite / pregnancy / middle of field
Term
-sola
Definition
to protest, to doubt
Term
-citha isikhathi
Definition
to spend time
Term
umdali
Definition
(divine) creator
Term
umcabango
Definition
idea
Term
umkhankanyo
Definition
idea
Term
indwangu ethungayo
Definition
fabric
Term
-luhlaza
Definition
blue
Term
-nsundu
Definition
brown
Term
-mnyama
Definition
black
Term
-bomvana
Definition
pink
Term
--bomvu
Definition
red
Term
-phuzi
Definition
yellow
Term
-mhlophe
Definition
white
Term
-nye [kunye]
Definition
one [it is one]
Term
-thathu [kuthathu]
Definition
three [it is three]
Term
-ne [kune]
Definition
four [it is…]
Term
isithupha [yisithupha]
Definition
thumb / six [it is…]
Term
isikhombisa [yisikhombisa]
Definition
seven [it is…]
Term
umfana, aba-
Definition
boy
Term
indoda, ama-
Definition
man, husband
Term
-luma
Definition
to bite
Term
umbhalo
Definition
text, writing, inscription / entry, note / document
Term
inkulungwane, izin- [yinkulungwane, yizin-]
Definition
thousand [it is…]
Term
ishumi, ama- [yishumu, ngamashumi]
Definition
ten [it is…]
Term
ibhotela
Definition
butter
Term
-phathelene nokwalukiweyo
Definition
textile (adj.)
Term
isimo, izi-
Definition
condition, situation, shape, form, character, personality
Term
-nzima
Definition
heavy, difficult / serious, severe
Term
amacici
Definition
earrings
Term
-banda
Definition
to be cold
Term
-guqula
Definition
to change, alter, reform, turn, switch
Term
indawo, izin-
Definition
location, place, site, spot / position, situation / role, part
Term
ngokuqala
Definition
at the beginning
Term
-luhlaza okwezulu
Definition
blue (like the sky)
Term
iqiniso (no pl)
Definition
truth, fact
Term
amanzi abandayo
Definition
cold water
Term
isenzo, izenzo
Definition
action, deed
Term
isithombo, izi-
Definition
seedling
Term
ukwazi
Definition
ability, capability
Term
ibonakude
Definition
television
Term
-vusa
Definition
to lift up, raise, renovate
Term
inhlobo, izin- (also uhlobo)
Definition
category, class, sort, variety, kind
Term
inzalo, izin-
Definition
offspring, interest (financial)
Term
-khonakala
Definition
to be feasible, possible
Term
ulwandle, izilwandle
Definition
ocean, sea
Term
kwamanje
Definition
at the moment
Term
-nekhono
Definition
to be adept, skilled, expert
Term
ngalokho
Definition
therefore, thereby, by that means
Term
-ma
Definition
to stand, stand still / to stop, halt
Term
-mhlophe
Definition
white / clear, colourless
Term
kushokuthi / kusho ukuthi
Definition
that means, that is to say
Term
-oma
Definition
to become dry, thirsty
Term
isiko, ama-
Definition
cut, incision / imitation, mimicry / custom, habit, tradition / culture
Term
-hlonipha
Definition
to respect, honour
Term
-thunga
Definition
to sew
Term
-osa
Definition
to fry
Term
-shabisa
Definition
to be frustrated
Term
-mema
Definition
to invite, summon / to carry on one's back
Term
-hlangana
Definition
to assemble, meet, come together / to combine, join, unite / to mix
Term
noma… noma…
Definition
whether… or… / if… or…
Term
isimema, izi-
Definition
cry, shout / war cry
Term
umuthi, imithi
Definition
tree / wood / medicine, drug
Term
umfula, imi- (loc emfuleni)
Definition
river
Term
kuna-
Definition
- than / compared to -
Term
-lambile
Definition
be hungry
Term
-danile
Definition
be sad
Term
-lamba
Definition
to become hungry
Term
ubungcono
Definition
improvement
Term
ilanga, ama-
Definition
day, daytime / sun, sunshine
Term
-bhekana na-
Definition
against (eg match)
Term
umese, omese / ummese, imimese
Definition
knife
Term
intaba, izin-
Definition
mountain
Term
imfuyo, izim-
Definition
livestock
Term
phakathi
Definition
inside, in between
Term
-hambahambisa
Definition
to keep sth moving
Term
-goduka
Definition
to return home
Term
-cula
Definition
to sing
Term
-chitha
Definition
to spill, throw out, throw away, waste
Term
intuthuko, izin-
Definition
development, growth, increase, progress
Term
isazi, izazi
Definition
expert, master, mind, specialist, scholar, scientist
Term
ingubo, izi-
Definition
blanket / clothes
Term
-busa
Definition
to rule
Term
isositshi, ama-
Definition
sausages
Term
isivivinyo, izi-
Definition
test, exam / pl: homework
Term
-zalela
Definition
to lay eggs, to earn interest
Term
ikamelo, ama-
Definition
room
Term
-bika
Definition
to announce, report
Term
impi, izimpi
Definition
war, battle, combat / army
Term
owakubo, abakubo
Definition
their relative, their kinsman, their friend
Term
inkosikazi, amakhosikazi
Definition
wife, madam, married woman
Term
isibhamu, izi-
Definition
gun, rifle
Term
ngithanda ukusebenza kwetimu
Definition
I like working in a team
Term
umhlaza
Definition
cancer
Term
unogwaja, o-
Definition
hare, rabbit
Term
-ncombo
Definition
yellow
Term
indlovu, izin-
Definition
elephant
Term
yendaba ende
Definition
it’s a long story
Term
awungeke ukwazi
Definition
you never know
Term
-dlwengula
Definition
to rape
Term
ilokwe lami lide kunelakho
Definition
my dress is longer than yours
Term
kumele uyigcine yomile
Definition
you must keep it dry
Term
-qinisekisa
Definition
to confirm, ratify / to reassure
Term
unamandla njengenkabi
Definition
he is strong as an ox
Term
izindaba zemidlalo
Definition
sports / sports affairs
Term
ukuba noma ukungabi
Definition
to be or not to be
Term
-hola
Definition
to drag, draw, pull / to lead, guide
Term
umbhikisho, imi-
Definition
protest
Term
-nkomo
Definition
to be defenceless
Term
uyise, o-
Definition
father (trad.)
Term
ubunzima
Definition
difficulty / heaviness, weight
Term
useyili
Definition
canvas
Term
ithuba, ama-
Definition
chance, opportunity
Term
-khula
Definition
to become important
Term
-thokozile
Definition
to be grateful, thankful / to be delighted, pleased, happy, to rejoice / to be cheerful
Term
-khathala
Definition
to tire, get tired / to care, mind
Term
-anga
Definition
to kiss
Term
isithixo, izi-
Definition
god
Term
ihora, ama- / ihola
Definition
hour
Term
iphiko, ama- / uphiko
Definition
wing, flank
Term
umnako, imi-
Definition
interest (desire to give attention to sth)
Term
-nqaba
Definition
to protest / to disallow, refuse, forbid, decline, reject / to be brilliant, unsurpassed, superb, excellent
Term
ngifuna iholo lami libe x amarand
Definition
I want my salary to be x rand
Term
-phikisa
Definition
to contradict, deny, disclaim
Term
-phambuka
Definition
to deviate, branch off, turn off / to move out of the way
Term
intombazana, ama- (ix/vi)
Definition
girl
Term
izingane ezihlushwa ngeHIV/Aids
Definition
children with HIV/Aids
Term
-qonda
Definition
to understand, comprehend / to go straight on / (+loc) to head towards, make for
Term
-faka
Definition
to insert, put in, put into / to put on / to wear / to station, put in position
Term
amacooldrinki
Definition
soft drinks
Term
-halalisela
Definition
to congratulate
Term
ikamelo lokudlela
Definition
dining room
Term
-phahla
Definition
to encircle, surround, enclose
Term
isibhedlela, izi-
Definition
hospital
Term
ifilimu, ama-
Definition
film
Term
-thatha isithombe
Definition
to take a photo
Term
ijezi, ama-
Definition
jumper, sweater
Term
-ke (+subj) [aux verb]
Definition
sometimes, occasionally / ever (eg, ake akhale. He cries sometimes / wake wakhala? Did he ever cry?)
Term
itiye, ama-
Definition
tea
Term
-qhesha
Definition
to grin
Term
-buyela
Definition
to return to
Term
isondo, ama-
Definition
hoof, hoofprint / wheel (pl.: spoor, trail)
Term
ibhasi, ama-
Definition
bus
Term
isitshalo, izi-
Definition
plant
Term
isitaladi, izi-
Definition
street
Term
isidlo sasekuseni
Definition
breakfast
Term
ilantshi, ama-
Definition
lunch
Term
-chelela
Definition
to water
Term
indlela, izindlela
Definition
path, lane, road, roadway, track, trail, way / course, direction, route / manner, method, fashion / behaviour, mood
Term
-khaba
Definition
to kick
Term
isitimela, izi-
Definition
train
Term
usuku, izinsuku
Definition
day
Term
ngineminyaka eyishumi
Definition
I'm 10 years old
Term
-eqa
Definition
to jump, leap / to desert, escape / to skip, jump over, leap over / to cross, transgress, traverse, trespass / to excel, exceed, outdo, surpass / to go beyond
Term
uLwesithathu
Definition
Wednesday
Term
iSonto
Definition
Sunday
Term
isifundazwe, izi-
Definition
province (loc.: ezifundazweni)
Term
-esaba / -saba
Definition
be afraid, be frightened, be scared / have repect, have respect for
Term
umsolwa, aba-
Definition
supect
Term
inhlangano, izin-
Definition
assembly, meeting / confluence, junction / pact, alliance / organisation, society / movement
Term
ivoti, ama-
Definition
vote
Term
umngane odlula bonke
Definition
best friend
Term
-thanda
Definition
to weave, plait / to wind around
Term
manje
Definition
now, at present
Term
ikusasa / ingomuso
Definition
tomorrow, the future
Term
-zama
Definition
to try, attempt / to strive
Term
isinqumo, izin-
Definition
decision
Term
umbonambi, imi-
Definition
bad omen
Term
-khazimula
Definition
to shine, sparkle, gleam, gliiter / be bright, be burnished, be shiny, be glossy
Term
ukundiza
Definition
flight, flying
Term
umniningwane, imininingwane
Definition
detail
Term
-bulawa
Definition
to be murdered, to be killed
Term
iluba (no pl.)
Definition
desire, longing, yearning
Term
-nika
Definition
to give
Term
nokho
Definition
nevertheless
Term
-pela
Definition
to spell
Term
ubuhle
Definition
beauty, handsomeness, loveliness / goodness, good, good quality
Term
indawo yokupaka
Definition
car park, parking lot
Term
-nya
Definition
to defecate
Term
isifo sengqondo
Definition
mental disorder
Term
igazi lome
Definition
the blood clots
Term
-minza
Definition
to drown
Term
isithakazelo, izi-
Definition
praise name
Term
ikhamera, amakhamera
Definition
camera
Term
yabelana
Definition
share (website button)
Term
-bhekene
Definition
to look at each other / to watch each other
Term
indiza, izindiza
Definition
airplae, aircraft, plane
Term
isixuku, izi-
Definition
cluster, croud, group
Term
hayi
Definition
no
Term
ipilisi, ama-/ iphilisi, ama-
Definition
pill, tablet
Term
iphela, ama-
Definition
cockroach
Term
-tha
Definition
to name, nickname / to funnel / to inject / to choose, pick, select
Term
-lahla
Definition
to discard, throw away / to abandon, forsake, leave behind / to lose / to bury
Term
kusuka ... kuze kube
Definition
from … to (days, months)
Term
impukane, izimpukane
Definition
fly
Term
-hlala phansi
Definition
to sit down, to seat oneself
Term
-biza
Definition
tr.: to call, convoke, summon / to order / to name, mention / to cost / to charge / intr.: to be expensive
Term
-kaka
Definition
to encircle, surround, envelop / to defecate (of babies)
Term
umbono, imi-
Definition
idea / point of view
Term
igoda, ama-
Definition
braid, plait, pigtail / ponytail / bun, chignon, topknot
Term
-mpunga
Definition
grey
Term
kwenzeka ukuthi …
Definition
it seems to happen that … (by chance)
Term
-wela
Definition
to cross, cross over, go across / to go overseas
Term
inqaba, izin-
Definition
fortress, stronghold / amazing thing / oddity, strange thing / difficulty, difficult thing
Term
-anda
Definition
to increase, multiply, spread, breed
Term
-zwana
Definition
to hear one another, understand each other, communicate, be friendly
Term
-khala
Definition
to cry, weep / to protest, complain / to lamet, mourn, wail / to scream
Term
ikhehla, amakhehla
Definition
man with a headring / man with greying hair, man in late middle age, man becoming old
Term
inkululeko, izinkululeko
Definition
freedom, liberty / freeing, liberation
Term
-solwa
Definition
to be suspected / to be blamed / to be criticised
Term
-fundisa
Definition
to teach, instruct, school / to educate / to influence
Term
ifa, ama-
Definition
bequest, heritage, inheritance, legacy
Term
isu, amasu
Definition
idea / plan, scheme, recipe, strategy / means, method
Term
inhliziyo, izin-
Definition
heart / disposition, temper, temperament
Term
-nidayisa
Definition
to sell / to auction, sell by auction
Term
-khataza
Definition
to fatigue, tire, weary / to worry, bother, trouble
Term
-hlukana
Definition
to part, separate, split up / to be different, differ / to disagree
Term
ngisebenza kusuka ku-9 kuya ku-5
Definition
I work from 9 to 5
Term
-londekile
Definition
to be preserved / to be protected, safe
Term
inkatha yenkangala
Definition
difficult situation (headring of the open country)
Term
-hambisana na-
Definition
to go together, accompany each other
Term
umjovo, imi-
Definition
vaccination, inoculation, injection
Term
ngelinye ilanga
Definition
one day / another day / some other day
Term
-susa
Definition
to remove, take away / to abolish, dispose of, get rid of, shed / to subtract / to send away, send forth, send off / to turn sb away
Term
ububi
Definition
badness, ugliness, evil
Term
-hle
Definition
good, nice / beautiful, lovely / pretty, handsome / quality
Term
ngaphambi kwesikhathi + situative
Definition
before
Term
emgwaceni
Definition
in the street / on the road
Term
udadewenu
Definition
your sister
Term
-yalela
Definition
to direct, instruct
Term
kani
Definition
with what
Term
impela
Definition
(no pl.) truth / adv.: truly, really, indeed, absolutely
Term
-bhekene na-
Definition
to face, be faced with, be confronted by / to meet face to face, meet in competition / to be opposite to / to be oriented toward
Term
-tetema
Definition
to whinge, whine
Term
-khombisa
Definition
to show, point out, indicate / to cause to point to, to cause to point out
Term
ubhuthi, obhuti
Definition
brother
Term
isihlakala, izi-
Definition
wrist
Term
isitolo, izi-
Definition
shop, store
Term
-dinga
Definition
(tr.) to need, require / (intr.) to be homeless, roam, wander
Term
inkotha, izin-
Definition
tip of the tongue/ index finger / seven
Term
ngokwezepolitiki
Definition
politically, in the realm of politics
Term
ingculazi
Definition
AIDS
Term
-hlaziya
Definition
to analyse, examine in detail, inquire into minutely / to forecast, predict, prophesy
Term
-lukhuni
Definition
hard, stiff, rigid / difficult / hard-hearted
Term
isigaba, izi-
Definition
section, department / course (meal) / act (play), heat (contest) /fragment, piece / noun class
Term
inkumbulo, izin-
Definition
memory, mind, recollection / remembrance
Term
umhlathi, imi-
Definition
jaw
Term
umkhono, imi-
Definition
forearm
Term
ihlombe, ama-
Definition
shoulder
Term
ithambo, ama-
Definition
bone
Term
isilevu, izi-
Definition
chin / beard
Term
isongo, ama-
Definition
metal bracelet, armring
Term
ngomusa
Definition
gently, kindly
Term
-qhebeza
Definition
to gossip, chatter, jabber, talk much / to turn on, switch on
Term
isifuba, izi-
Definition
chest
Term
ingalo, izi-
Definition
arm
Term
udebe, izindebe
Definition
lip
Term
owesifazane, absifazane
Definition
woman
Term
unyawo, izinyawo
Definition
foot / footprint
Term
isihloko, izi-
Definition
crown, head, top part, upper end / point, tip / subject, topic
Term
-hluleka
Definition
to be beaten, overcome
Term
phambili
Definition
(adv.) ahead, before, in front / beforehand, prior to, in advance / forward, farther / beyond
Term
umphambili
Definition
front / male genitals
Term
ngaphambi kwami
Definition
in front of me
Term
ikonseti, ama-
Definition
concert
Term
empumalanga
Definition
middle east
Term
-zizamela umsebenzi
Definition
to apply for work
Term
-zwakala
Definition
to be audible
Term
masinyane
Definition
quickly
Term
-nela
Definition
to be sufficient
Term
-tshontsha
Definition
to steal
Term
-hlanya
Definition
to be crazy
Term
idokotela wamazinyo
Definition
dentist
Term
-ngathi
Definition
as if
Term
-limala
Definition
to be hurt/ wounded
Term
-vumelana
Definition
to agree with each other
Term
-qoqa
Definition
to tidy up
Term
ubuhlalu basentanyeni
Definition
necklace
Term
kuqala
Definition
first
Term
inkanyiso / inkanyezi
Definition
star
Term
phezulu
Definition
above
Term
okuphothiweyo kwaba yingubo
Definition
fabric
Term
-thuma
Definition
to send, transfer
Term
khona
Definition
there, present (adv) / so that, in order that (conj, + part)
Term
isigidi, izi- [yisigidi, yizi-]
Definition
million [it is…]
Term
ikhulu, ama- [yikhulu, ngamakhulu]
Definition
hundred [it is…]
Term
to send for
Definition
-thumela
Term
phambene na-
Definition
against
Term
-phenya
Definition
browse, examine, investigate, look through, search
Term
-dlwengula
Definition
to rape
Term
-phoqa
Definition
to rape
Term
-manzi
Definition
wet
Term
ummeli, ama-
Definition
delegate, representative, lawyer, solicitor
Term
-sa
Definition
to cause to go to, take to, convey, send, transfer
Term
umnotho (no pl)
Definition
wealth, economics
Term
iphupho, ama-
Definition
dream
Term
icele, ama-
Definition
side, edge
Term
izimbali zisemeleni
Definition
roadside flowers
Term
khona manje
Definition
suddenly / then
Term
lapho / khona lapho
Definition
then (~bese)
Term
-ala (ukwala)
Definition
to refuse, deny, reject
Term
-luhlaza okotshani
Definition
green (like grass)
Term
-thatha
Definition
to take, lay hold of, keep
Term
-luhlaza
Definition
blue, green / uncooked, raw, ripe
Term
ihlobo, ama-
Definition
summer (loc: ehlobo)
Term
-buza
Definition
to remind
Term
imifundiso
Definition
homework
Term
-nje
Definition
like this, such
Term
itimu, ama-
Definition
team
Term
emhlabeni
Definition
(loc) on the earth, in the world
Term
ikhono, ama-
Definition
skill, ability, dexterity
Term
intwasahlobo, izi- (loc: ent-)
Definition
spring (season)
Term
ukusuka … kuya
Definition
from … to (distances)
Term
iso, amehlo
Definition
eye
Term
ingozi, izi-
Definition
accident, emergency / danger, harm, hazard, peril, risk, threat
Term
-qasha
Definition
to rent
Term
nxa
Definition
when, while / if (= uma)
Term
ubuhlalu (xiv)
Definition
bead, beads, beadwork
Term
iholo, ama-
Definition
income / pay, salary, wages
Term
-thenga
Definition
to buy, purchase / to shop, go shopping
Term
-thembisa
Definition
to cause to hope: to encourage, enthuse, motivate / to assure, promise
Term
-vula
Definition
to open
Term
ijubane, ama-
Definition
speed
Term
-bhala
Definition
to write
Term
-sala
Definition
to stay, stay behind, remain
Term
-funda
Definition
to learn, study / to read
Term
imfunda, izim-
Definition
meadow
Term
ushukela
Definition
sugar
Term
iphuphu, ama-
Definition
chicken, young bird
Term
imbuzi, izim-
Definition
goat
Term
igama, ama-
Definition
name / word
Term
-dana
Definition
to become sad
Term
-gula
Definition
to be sick, indisposed
Term
inkukhu, izin-
Definition
chicken, fowl
Term
incwadi, izin-
Definition
book, letter, document
Term
inyama yengulube
Definition
pork
Term
-dla
Definition
to eat, feed on
Term
umuzwa, imi-
Definition
feeling / nerve
Term
iholide, ama-
Definition
holiday
Term
umkhuba, imi-
Definition
custom, habit, manner, way / tradition
Term
impinda, izin-
Definition
repeat, repetition / fold / quotation
Term
-humusha
Definition
to translate, interpret / to paraphrase / to allure, entice
Term
-gqoka
Definition
to dress, to put on clothes
Term
isitafu, izi-
Definition
material
Term
ababekazi
Definition
grandparents
Term
-khuluma
Definition
to speak, talk, converse
Term
-azi uku-
Definition
to be able to -
Term
umazi, abazi
Definition
connoisseur, one who knows
Term
idili, ama-
Definition
feast, feed, dinner party
Term
-evusayo
Definition
exciting
Term
inkundla, izin-
Definition
stadium, arena, court / racecourse
Term
-sola
Definition
to suspect / to criticise
Term
ukukhonakala
Definition
possibility, feasibility
Term
owesifazane, abesifazane
Definition
woman
Term
uphenyo (no pl)
Definition
investigation
Term
-phuzi / -liphuzi
Definition
yellow
Term
ibhubesi, ama-
Definition
lion
Term
badlala bebhekana nathi
Definition
they are playing against us
Term
ikati, ama-
Definition
cat
Term
-semuva
Definition
rear, hind (I)
Term
besinesikhathi esihle
Definition
we had a great time
Term
yiqiniso yini?
Definition
Is this the truth?
Term
indawo ayinli
Definition
the space isn’t enough
Term
anginasikhathi
Definition
I don’t have time
Term
into enje / into enjalo
Definition
a thing like this
Term
ukuqinisa
Definition
energy, spirit
Term
iqembu elibusayo
Definition
the ruling party
Term
ifayela, ama-
Definition
file (stored data)
Term
-hoxa (+ loc)
Definition
to resign, withdraw (from)
Term
umshayeli, aba-
Definition
driver
Term
nomaliphi ilanga
Definition
any day
Term
kafushane
Definition
briefly
Term
udoti (Ia, no pl.)
Definition
rubbish, litter, garbage, refuse
Term
-thuthukile
Definition
to be important, influential
Term
-tholakala
Definition
to be found, be obtainable
Term
-hluba
Definition
to peel, strip / to deprive of / to moult, shed / to clear up [sky] become clear
Term
-khathele
Definition
to be tired / to care, mind
Term
isipunu, izi-
Definition
spoon
Term
ibhulukwe, ama-
Definition
trousers
Term
ilokwe / irokwe, ama-
Definition
dress
Term
isicathulo, izi-
Definition
shoe, boot
Term
-xhasa
Definition
to compel, force, induce / to support
Term
-phendula
Definition
to reply, answer, respond / to turn, turn over, turn round / to alter, change, modify / to convert / to dye
Term
inyama nenyama
Definition
face to face, in the flesh, in person
Term
ngingusoma-bhizinisi
Definition
I’m a businessperson
Term
inqola, izinqola
Definition
trailer, wagon / cart, chariot / trolley / wheelchair
Term
-memeza
Definition
to shout
Term
-hola imali
Definition
to draw wages, get paid / to earn
Term
-phela
Definition
to be finished, come to an end, be entire, be completed, be all present, be whole
Term
-vusa
Definition
to awake, awaken, rebuild, renew, renovate, repair, enliven, revive, warn
Term
-hlezi
Definition
to sit
Term
cisha sonke isikhathi
Definition
almost all the time
Term
ifasitela, ama
Definition
window
Term
uphahla, izim-
Definition
roof
Term
phephisa
Definition
I'm sorry
Term
-hlafuna
Definition
to chew
Term
umfanekisi, aba-
Definition
painter, sculptor
Term
ihembe, ama-
Definition
shirt
Term
icala, ama-
Definition
flaw, defect / mistake, error, fault / blame, guilt / crime, offence / case, lawsuit, court proceeding, trial
Term
amakhaza
Definition
cold (temperature)
Term
-dula / -dulile
Definition
to be expensive
Term
imbuya, izim
Definition
amaranth, pigweed
Term
-ngeke (+ neg. pers. concord +subj. verb)
Definition
never (future tense)
Term
amafutha
Definition
grease, fat oil / fuel
Term
igadi, izingadi
Definition
garden
Term
imoto- ama-
Definition
car
Term
isidlo, izi
Definition
meal, dish, repast
Term
indlamini, izin-
Definition
lunch
Term
umbiko, imi-
Definition
report, account
Term
-ceba
Definition
to tell on, report about, inform against / to devise, contrive, invent, work out / to become rich / to become fat (animals)
Term
umkhaba, imi-
Definition
beer belly, potbelly
Term
ngicela izindlebe
Definition
attention please
Term
isiteshi samapoyisha
Definition
police station
Term
-dala
Definition
to be old
Term
-zwa
Definition
to hear, listen / to live, be alive / to be well, sound, in good condition / to hear, understand / to obey, listen to / to feel, smell, taste, touch
Term
uLwesibili
Definition
Tuesday
Term
uMqibelo
Definition
Saturday
Term
umcabango, imi-
Definition
thought, reflection / imagination
Term
-thuka / -ethuka
Definition
to abuse, insult, swear, swear at / to startle, get a start, get a fright
Term
umcimbi, imcimbi
Definition
function, event/ party, festivity
Term
-gcina
Definition
to end, terminate / to keep, store, preserve, save / to observe, take care of / to glue, stick / to thrust, stick
Term
iPhalamende
Definition
Parliament
Term
ushomi, o-
Definition
friend, buddy, mate (slang)
Term
-thanda
Definition
to like, love / to prefer
Term
ihubo, ama-
Definition
hymn, song, psalm
Term
isikhathi esidlulileyo
Definition
the past
Term
isikhathi esizayo
Definition
the future
Term
incwadi yefa
Definition
will
Term
umbonanhle, ombonanhle
Definition
optimist
Term
-jabulile / -eneme
Definition
be delighted, be glad / be happy, be pleased, rejoice / to be cheerful
Term
isindo, ama-
Definition
escape, flight, getaway
Term
umzali, aba-
Definition
parent
Term
ukulwa
Definition
fight, struggle / battle, combat
Term
-luba
Definition
to desire, yearn for, long for
Term
kodwa
Definition
but / however / yet
Term
kodwa nokho
Definition
but nevertheless
Term
-pelwa
Definition
to be spelled
Term
-enzeka
Definition
to happen, occur, befall, come to pass / to be feasible, be possible, be doable
Term
umphansi, imi-
Definition
earth, world
Term
inso, izinso
Definition
kidney
Term
isifo sikashukela
Definition
diabetes
Term
indodana, izin-
Definition
son
Term
ikhanzi, ama-
Definition
cooking pot
Term
umvukuzi, aba-
Definition
miner
Term
-phawula nga-
Definition
to comment on
Term
ukungenelana kwegazi
Definition
blood to blood contact
Term
-xegisa
Definition
to loosen, to relax (become less strict)
Term
izwekazi, ama-
Definition
continent
Term
-hlanu [kuhlanu]
Definition
five [it is…]
Term
umfino, imifino
Definition
vegetables
Term
amaphoyisa
Definition
police
Term
intela yentengo
Definition
sales tax / VAT
Term
-thela
Definition
to pour (+loc. Into) / to bear fruit, blossom, bloom / to pay tax
Term
-cuphisa
Definition
to cause to set a snare, cause to set a trap / to park, put down, seat, set down
Term
-phaka
Definition
to dish up
Term
-onda
Definition
to become thin, lose weight
Term
isahluko, izahluko
Definition
chapter
Term
-funeka
Definition
to be wanted, needed, necessary / to be desirable / (+subj.:) ought to, should / must, need to, have to
Term
ngebomu
Definition
on purpose, deliberately, intentionally, wilfully / wth the intention
Term
incwadi zokushayela
Definition
driver’s licence
Term
-bopha
Definition
to bind, fasten, strap, tie up / to arrest, imprison, take captive
Term
okunye
Definition
something else
Term
umzamo, imi-
Definition
attempt, try / effort, strain, struggle
Term
-ngcono
Definition
better, improved / recovered / to be better, to be recovered
Term
-lala
Definition
to sleep, rest / to stay the night / to lie fallow / to be abundant, be plentiful / to have sex (na- with)
Term
-ya
Definition
to go, go twards, betake oneself to (+ loc.)
Term
isimanga, izi-
Definition
phenomenon, unusual event, strange occurrence / surprise, astonishment
Term
-bona
Definition
to see, behold / to understand / to notice, rganize / to visit, call upon, seek out
Term
-hamba
Definition
to go, walk / to travel / to ride (vehicle) / to depart, leave / to continue, go on, proceed / to work, function, operate, perform
Term
umongameli, abongameli / uMengameli
Definition
president
Term
ufuzo, izimfuzo
Definition
similarity, resemblance, alikeness / heredity, trait (genetic)
Term
-sinda
Definition
to be heavy, weigh heavily / to escape / to recover (from illness)
Term
isakhiwo, izakhiwo
Definition
plan, layout / building, construction
Term
-zilolonga
Definition
intr.: to exercise / to sharpen / tr.: to coach, drill, train, instruct
Term
-thakathela
Definition
to bewitch, enchant, cast a spell on
Term
umthetho, imi- (loc: emthethweni)
Definition
law, rule, edict, regulation / principle
Term
-beka
Definition
to put, place, lay / to store / to appoint, install
Term
uzohlala kusuka kumhla ka-5 kuya kumhla ka-8
Definition
he’ll stay from the 5th to the 8th
Term
-hlekile
Definition
lost
Term
-mangala
Definition
surprised
Term
igazi, ama-
Definition
blood
Term
-bukekayo
Definition
cute (can be looked at)
Term
-kuduka / -goduka
Definition
to return home
Term
ngemuva
Definition
behind
Term
kwakumnyami
Definition
it was dark
Term
phambi kwalokhu
Definition
before that
Term
uhulumeni, o-
Definition
government
Term
ngibambekile
Definition
I’m busy (caught up)
Term
uzwane, izin-
Definition
toe
Term
ibhayisikobho, ama-
Definition
cinema
Term
-khipha isizulu ngamakhala
Definition
to speak zulu well
Term
kalula
Definition
easily
Term
-banga
Definition
to mind, cause trouble
Term
utshani (xiv)
Definition
grass, straw
Term
isikhwama, izi-
Definition
luggage, purse, bag
Term
umbhede, imi-
Definition
bed
Term
indodakazi, ama-
Definition
daughter
Term
-sweleka
Definition
to get/ be lost
Term
umnyango, imin-
Definition
door, doorway / entrance, entry / ministry, government department
Term
inkulumo / inkhulumo, izin-
Definition
address, speech / conversation, talk
Term
-thutha
Definition
to move from one place to another
Term
umklamo
Definition
project
Term
intambo, izin-
Definition
thread, string, cord, rope / wire
Term
-ndini
Definition
poor (pitiable) - attached to nouns/ names (eg Siphondini)
Term
umqophi, aba-
Definition
sculptor, artist
Term
-thungiweyo
Definition
textile (adj.)
Term
-buya
Definition
to return, come back, go back
Term
-lula
Definition
lightweight, easy, simple, weak (coffee)
Term
umhlobo, imi-
Definition
relative, kinsman, acquaintance, friend, nationality, race
Term
indlela efanele
Definition
the right way
Term
imfene, izim-
Definition
monkey
Term
-phupha
Definition
to dream
Term
eceleni kwa-/ kuka-
Definition
next to
Term
insimu, ama-
Definition
field
Term
uvalo (no pl)
Definition
fear, dread, anxiety
Term
uvalo, izi-
Definition
diaphragm
Term
-zuma
Definition
to surprise, be taken unawares
Term
-phaphama / -phaphamisa
Definition
to wake up, awake
Term
umbukiso, imi-
Definition
exhibition, display, show, spectacle
Term
ubusika
Definition
winter (loc: ebusika)
Term
-hlubuka
Definition
to rebel
Term
isifundiso, izi-
Definition
influence
Term
phesheya
Definition
overseas
Term
usomabhizinisi, o-
Definition
businessperson
Term
ngaphakathi
Definition
inside, in between, internally, within
Term
abantu abanolwazi
Definition
experts, specialists
Term
ikwindla, ama
Definition
autumn (loc: ekwindla)
Term
-sika
Definition
to cut / to copy, imitate, mimic
Term
-gcwele
Definition
full of
Term
-thandeka
Definition
to be likable, lovely, popular, favourite, acceptable, welcome
Term
-lwa (na-x)
Definition
to fight, struggle (with x)
Term
ubuciko (xiv)
Definition
art, the arts, skill, skills
Term
ivosi, ama- / umvimba, imi-
Definition
sausage (wurst)
Term
ngalokhu
Definition
hereby, by this means
Term
-enyula
Definition
to choose, select, pick out / to prefer
Term
-dlula
Definition
to pass, go by / to overtake / to exceed, excel, surpass / to die, pass away
Term
-ziphatha
Definition
to behave oneself
Term
-vala
Definition
to close
Term
ngamandla
Definition
strongly
Term
-bala
Definition
to count, calculate
Term
isifunda, izi-
Definition
district, region, province
Term
isinkwa, izinkwa
Definition
bread, loaf
Term
amanzi
Definition
water
Term
inyama, izin-
Definition
meat, skin (human)
Term
imvu, izim-
Definition
sheep
Term
umbala, imi-
Definition
colour / shin
Term
-qala ukugula
Definition
to become sick
Term
ubuthongo
Definition
sleep / tiredness, drowsiness
Term
ibhuku, ama-
Definition
book
Term
isipho, izi-
Definition
gift, present / donation
Term
inyama yenkomo
Definition
beef
Term
-phuza
Definition
to drink
Term
isidla, izi-
Definition
right hand
Term
-vakasha
Definition
to visit
Term
-baleka
Definition
to run away, escape / to flee, get away
Term
-philile
Definition
to be healthy, to be well / to be alive
Term
indaba, izin-
Definition
affair, issue, matter / piece of news / story, essay
Term
-naba nga- /-enaba nga-
Definition
to elaborate on
Term
ibhakede, ama-
Definition
bucket
Term
izoso (cl VIII)
Definition
barbecue, braai
Term
-xoxa
Definition
to chat, converse, talk
Term
umdwebi, aba-
Definition
draftsman
Term
ulwazi
Definition
ability, capability
Term
ubuciko (xiv)
Definition
art, arts, skill, skills
Term
-luka
Definition
to plait, weave
Term
inkundla, izin-
Definition
stadium, arena, court / racecourse
Term
isibekezelo sezulu
Definition
weather forecast
Term
konje
Definition
by the way, incidentally
Term
ukuze (+subj)
Definition
so that, in order that
Term
isifazane
Definition
womenfolk
Term
-bambisana
Definition
to help each other
Term
iwolintshi, ama-
Definition
orange
Term
kuphambene nomthethu
Definition
it is against the law
Term
inja, izin-
Definition
dog
Term
umhlane, imi-
Definition
back (Rücken)
Term
ngaphaphamisa ngokuzuma
Definition
I woke up suddenly
Term
ngosuka kweLwesibili
Definition
since Tuesday
Term
Sizange sibenesikathi
Definition
we didn’t have time
Term
nginesikhathi
Definition
I have time
Term
ngisebenza njengomshayeli
Definition
I work as a driver
Term
-neminyaka ngo-x
Definition
to be x years old
Term
akungenwa
Definition
no entry
Term
-dabuka
Definition
to get crushed, cracked
Term
iqoqo, ama- / isiqhoqho, izi-
Definition
assemblage, collection, group
Term
-xwayisa
Definition
to warn, caution
Term
iPhasika
Definition
Easter
Term
umese, omese
Definition
knife
Term
umgqomo, imi-
Definition
bin, barrel, tub, drum
Term
-balulekile
Definition
to be important, critical, crucial
Term
emgqonyeni kadoti
Definition
in the rubbish bin
Term
-thuthuka
Definition
to grow, increase / to progress, develop / to become important, influential
Term
inkunzi, izin-
Definition
bull / male animal
Term
ipuleti, ama-
Definition
plate
Term
isiketi, izi-
Definition
skirt
Term
inqina, izin-
Definition
hunting party / shoot, hunt
Term
isokisi, ama-
Definition
socks, stockings
Term
ingulube yasendle, izingulube zasendle
Definition
wild boar
Term
-phuma
Definition
to come out, go outside, exit / to come from, originate from / to rise (above horizon) / to discharge, emit, secrete
Term
ngingakuthembisa umsebenzi kwa- / ngingakunika ~
Definition
I can offer you work as a -
Term
ngangingenje
Definition
I am not what I used to be
Term
-qeda
Definition
to complete, end, finish, quit, terminate, bring to an end
Term
ngemuva
Definition
after, behind, at the back
Term
-gqoba
Definition
to dress, put on clothes / to wear
Term
-enaba / -naba
Definition
to sprawl, spread out / to feel at home, feel comfortable / to sit with outstretched legs
Term
ukuthi / ukuze / ukuba / khona (+ subj) / ukuzo (+verb) / ukuyo (+ verb)
Definition
in order to
Term
-hluba amazambane
Definition
to peel potatoes
Term
cisha lonke ilanga
Definition
almost the whole day
Term
isizathu, izi-
Definition
cause, ground, reason / excuse
Term
ipulazi, ama-
Definition
farm
Term
indlu yangasese
Definition
toilet
Term
-muncu / -munyu (relativ.)
Definition
bitter / acid / sour
Term
umpendi, aba-
Definition
painter
Term
umbuzo, imi-
Definition
question, inquiry
Term
-qedakala
Definition
to complete, finish, terminate, come to an end / to be comprehensible, understandable
Term
-makhaza
Definition
to be cold (rel.)
Term
imephu, ama-
Definition
map
Term
ushintshi, o-
Definition
change, loose change
Term
-zange (neg. pers. concord + subj verb.)
Definition
never (past tense)
Term
uphethilolo / uphethiloli, o-
Definition
fuel, petrol, gasoline
Term
ikishi
Definition
kitchen
Term
ulimi, izilimi
Definition
language, tongue
Term
indlela ephambukayo
Definition
tohe road branches off
Term
isidlo sakusihlwa
Definition
supper, dinner
Term
esidlweni sakusihlwa
Definition
for dinner, at dinner etc
Term
-sukela
Definition
to go away for, go off for, depart for, leave for, set off for / to originate from / to attack, jump at, spring at
Term
amacubane
Definition
water (respectful term)
Term
indlebe, izindlebe
Definition
ear
Term
isiteshi, izi-
Definition
station
Term
zithini ezintsha?
Definition
what's new?
Term
-khweza
Definition
to cause to ascend, cause to climb, lift up / to cause to mount, cause to get onto, cause to ride / to preserve, keep safe, store away / to bury
Term
uMsombuluko
Definition
Monday
Term
uLwesihlanu
Definition
Friday
Term
umkhankanyo, imi-
Definition
thought, idea
Term
isiqu, iziqu
Definition
stem, trunk, stock (plant) / root (of word) / diploma, academic degree
Term
-gijima
Definition
to run
Term
-hlushwa
Definition
to be afflicted, bothered, disturbed, grieved, tormented, troubled, worried, be put to inconvenience
Term
usana, izinsana
Definition
baby
Term
umngane, abangane
Definition
friend, comrade, companion
Term
umjitha, aba-
Definition
friend, mate, pal (slang)
Term
iculo, ama-
Definition
song
Term
phesheya kwa-x
Definition
beyond x, at the farther side of x
Term
kusasa / ngomuso
Definition
tomorrow
Term
ukufa
Definition
death
Term
umbonanhle, imi-
Definition
good omen
Term
-themba
Definition
intr: to hope, trust / to have faith, be confident /Tr: to trust / to anticipate, expect
Term
ukuhamba
Definition
motion, movement / departure
Term
-bomvu
Definition
red / ripe
Term
-lwa
Definition
to fight, struggle
Term
isifiso, izi-
Definition
wish / desire, longing, yearning
Term
ngakhoke / yingakho
Definition
therefore
Term
ngoba
Definition
because, as, since
Term
yniqaba nokho yisiqiniso
Definition
strange but true
Term
umfanekiso
Definition
image, painting, photograph, picture, likeness / reflection (mirror)
Term
umphansi, aba-
Definition
ancestor
Term
-jova
Definition
to inoculate, vaccinate, inject
Term
isifo senhliziyo
Definition
heart attack
Term
umzimba, imizimba
Definition
body
Term
ibhodwe, ama-
Definition
pot
Term
ivukuzi, ama-
Definition
mole
Term
-phithizela / -phithiza
Definition
to teem with, swarm with
Term
amasosha omzimba
Definition
white blood cells
Term
undunankulu, ondunankulu
Definition
governor, premier, chief magistrate
Term
umalugaju
Definition
serial killer / serial rapist
Term
intamo
Definition
neck
Term
iphephandaba, ama-
Definition
newspaper
Term
-phophela
Definition
to examine (medical)
Term
intela, izintela
Definition
tax
Term
umsebenzi, imi-
Definition
duty, job, task, work / employment, business, trade / service
Term
phansi kwa- / kuka-
Definition
below, under, underneath, on the lower part of
Term
-paka
Definition
to park
Term
intuthu, izin-
Definition
smoke
Term
-lingana ukuhlalisa
Definition
to provide seats for (+ obj.)
Term
-bukeka
Definition
to be admirable, attractive, beautiful, lovely to look at / to be approved / to appear, look like, seem
Term
-thola
Definition
to get, obtain / to discover, find out, find / to get to know / to adopt
Term
-khuthuza
Definition
to encourage, enthuse, motivate
Term
-hlakanipha
Definition
to become acute, clever, intelligent, smart, subtle, wise
Term
abanye
Definition
others
Term
-dlulile
Definition
to have passed, have gone by / to be last
Term
-phansi / phansi
Definition
(relativ.:) low, lower / (adv.:) down, on the ground, beneath, below
Term
-bonakala
Definition
to be visible / to appear, come into sight / to be clear, apparent, evident, obvious / to seem, look like
Term
indwangu okupendwa kuyo umfanekiso
Definition
artist’s canvas
Term
-saba
Definition
to be frightened, to have respect / to fear, to be afraid of, to have respect for
Term
-linda
Definition
to wait / to wait for, await, expect / to guard, look after, watch over
Term
-shesha
Definition
to be fast, be quick, be rapid, be speedy / to be hasty, be hurried, be in a hurry / to hasten, hurry, get a move on / to be urgent
Term
isikhundla, izi-
Definition
position, location, situation / job / rank
Term
imvula, izim-
Definition
rain / foretaste, introduction / forerunner / advance payment
Term
-ncane
Definition