Translation of rebel in isiZulu

rebel

ivukela-mbuso

nounPlural rebels

  • 1

    ivukela-mbuso
    imbuka
    ‘The rebels fought against the government troops’ Amavukela-mbuso alwa namasosha kahulumeni
  • 2

    ihlubuka
    ‘She is quite a rebel: she doesn't like obeying rules’ Uyihlubuka impela: akathandi ukulalela imithetho

verbrebels, rebelled, rebelling

  • 1

    -phikisana na-
    ‘He rebelled against his parents and refused to go to church’ Waphikisana nabazali bakhe wase enqaba ukuya esontweni

Usage

There is a difference in the pronunciation of the noun and the verb. The noun is pronounced rebel; the verb rebel.