Translation of spring in isiZulu

spring

-gxuma

verbsprings, springing, sprang, sprung

  • 1

    -gxuma
    ‘He sprang out of bed the moment the alarm went off’ Wagxuma wehla embhedeni ngesikhathi kukhala i-alamu.
  • 2

    -qhasha
    -qathaka
    ‘Whenever she sees that sad scene in the movie tears begin to spring from her eyes’ Njalo uma ebona isigcawu somdlalo esidabukisayo efilimini izinyembezi ziyaqala ukuqhasha emehlweni akhe.

nounPlural springs

  • 1

    isipilingi
    ‘The springs in the mattress have become worn out’ Izipilingi zomatilasi sezigugile.
  • 2

    intwasahlobo
    ‘Blossoming trees are a sure sign of spring’ Izihlahla eziqhakazayo ziwuphawu lwentwasahlobo ngempela.
  • 3

    umthombo
    ‘The famous Bird's Bath at Kirstenbosch is fed by a mountain spring’ I-Bird's Bath yase-Kirstenbosch ithelelwa umthombo wasentabeni.