Translation of off in isiZulu


preposition & adverb

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    ‘The machine is switched off’ Umshini ucinyiwe.
    ‘Take the lid off the pot when the water boils’ Susa isidikiselo ebhodweni uma esebila amanzi.
    ‘I got off the bus’ Ngehle ebhasini.


In isiZulu, the concept off either forms part of the meaning of the verb, or is expressed by means of a locative noun.