Ukuhunyushwa kwe late e isiZulu

late

-emuva kwesikhathi

isiphawulolater, latest

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    -emuva kwesikhathi
    -ekupheleni kwa-
    ‘Grandpa is in his late eighties but he is still quite active’ Umkhulu useneminyaka engasekupheleni kwamashumi ayisishiyagalombili kodwa usakwazi ukwenza izinto namanje.
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    [NEG+] -sekho
    -fileyo
    ‘Our late president led our country through difficult times before his death’ Umengameli wethu ongasekho wahola izwe lethu ezikhathini ezinzima ngaphambi kokufa kwakhe.

Usage

It is incorrect to say "He is 'late'" when we mean "He is dead".

isandisolater, latest

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    -phuzile
    ‘I got home late last night’ Ngiphuzile ukufika ekhaya izolo ebusuku.

Usage

It is incorrect to say "He is 'late'" when we mean "He is dead".