Translation of only in isiZulu

only

kuphela

adverb

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    kuphela
    ‘There are only a limited number of seats available’ Kukhona izihlalo ezilingene kuphela.
  • 2

    nje
    ‘A cure for the disease was discovered only last year’ Ikhambi lesifo litholakale ngonyaka odlule nje.
  • 3

    kodwa
    ‘We tried to book tickets, only to discover they were all sold out’ Sazama ukuthenga amathikithi, kodwa sathola ukuthi ayesethengisiwe wonke.

adjective

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    -dwa
    ‘He was an only child, and rather spoilt because of that’ Kwakunguyena yedwa ingane, wabe esetotoswa ngenxa yalokho.


User Contribution

only

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    kuphela " kuphela" also means to reach an end

    there is only one boy

    1.kunemfana munye kuphela 2.umhlaba uyaphela-the world is reaching an end (verb)

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only

  • 1

    kuphela " kuphela" also means to reach an end

    there is only one boy

    1.kunemfana munye kuphela 2.umhlaba uyaphela-the world is reaching an end (verb)

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