There are 2 main translations of object in isiZulu

: object1object2

object1

into

nounPlural objects

  • 1

    into
    ‘There are objects all over the floor’ Kugcwele izinto yonke indawo phansi.
  • 2

    inhloso
    ‘The object of my research is to find out more about my grandparents’ Inhloso yocwaningo lwami ukuthi ngazi kabanzi ngomkhulu nogogo bami.
  • 3

    Linguistics
    umenziwa
    ‘In the sentence "The dog chased the cat", "the cat" is the object of the sentence’ Emshweni "Inja ixoshe ikati", "ikati" lingumenziwa emshweni.
    Compare subject :3
    • the word or words naming who or what is acted upon by a verb
    • igama noma amagama elisho ukuthi ubani noma yini eyenziwe isenzo

There are 2 main translations of object in isiZulu

: object1object2

object2

-phikisa

verbobjects, objecting, objected

  • 1

    -phikisa
    ‘The residents are objecting to all the traffic charging through their neighbourhood at peak times’ Abahlali bayaphikisana nezimoto ezidlula ezindaweni zabo ngezikhathi ezimatasatasa.

Usage

The noun and verb of 'object' have different pronunciations. The noun is pronounced 'ob'ject, the verb ob'ject'.