Translation of perfect in isiZulu

perfect

-hlaba umxhwele

adjective

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    -hlaba umxhwele
    -kahle kakhulu
    ‘I found the perfect dress for the party!’ Ngithole ingubo engihlaba umxhwele yokuya ephathini!
    ‘It's a perfect day for a swim’ Wusuku olukahle kakhulu lokubhukuda

verbperfecting, perfects, perfected

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    -cija
    ‘I am trying to perfect my kicking so that I can score more goals for the team’ Ngizama ukucija ukukhahlela kwami khona ngizofakela iqembu amagoli amaningi

Usage

We pronounce the adjective and the verb forms of perfect differently. We say: "I found the perfect dress", but "I am trying to perfect my kicking".