Kukhona izihumusho eziyinhloko ezingu-2 zokuthi ngani ku-isiZulu

: ngani1ngani2

ngani1

how?

interrogative adverb

  • 1

    how?
    with what?
    ‘Pho, lokho kuyosisiza ngani?’ Well, then, how will this help us?
    ‘Singanisiza ngani?’ With what can we help you?
  • 2

    why?
    ‘Yebo, mntwana! Ukhala ngani?’ Yes, my child! Why are you crying?
    ‘Kungani ungahambi nami?’ Why are you not going with me?

Kukhona izihumusho eziyinhloko ezingu-2 zokuthi ngani ku-isiZulu

: ngani1ngani2

ngani2

about you

instrumental adverb

  • 1

    about you
    ‘Bengizitusa ngani nizitusa ngami [umugqa wenkondlo]’ I praised myself about you, you praised yourself about me [one line of poetry]
  • 2

    with you
    ‘Angidlali ngani ngoba uhlaka lwami lusale ezihlotsheni zalo’ I'm not joking with you – my apprentice remained behind with his relatives

Usage

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