Kukhona izihumusho eziyinhloko ezingu-3 zokuthi yini ku-isiZulu

: yini1yini2yini3

yini1

what is it?

copular verb

  • 1

    what is it?
    ‘Yini oyifuna esitolo?’ What is it that you are looking for in the shop?
  • 2

    by what?
    ‘Angazi ukuthi uhlushwe yini’ I don't know what you are troubled by
  • 3

    why is it?
    ‘Pho yini kusolwe umuntu oyedwa?’ Well, then, why is it that only one person is suspected?

Kukhona izihumusho eziyinhloko ezingu-3 zokuthi yini ku-isiZulu

: yini1yini2yini3

yini2

or not?

interrogative pronoun

  • 1

    (indicating uncertainty) or not?
    ‘"Ngabe uyagula yini?" kabuza uShabalala’ "Are you ill or not?" asks Shabalala

Kukhona izihumusho eziyinhloko ezingu-3 zokuthi yini ku-isiZulu

: yini1yini2yini3

yini3

what kind of?

interrogative pronoun

  • 1

    what kind of?
    ‘Ndlela yini esingayenza ukuba siyilande leyo mali?’ What kind of plan can we make in order to fetch that money?