Translation of could in isiZulu

could

-nga-

modal verb

  • 1

    -nga-
    ‘We could go shopping after school’ Singaya ukuyothenga emva kwesikole.
    ‘Could you pass the salt, please?’ Ungangedlulisela usawoti, ngiyakucela?
  • 2

    -azi uku-
    ‘Simon could understand that his boss was angry’ U-Simon wayekwazi ukuqonda ukuthi umphathi wakhe wayethukuthele.