Translation of [NEG+] ... shu in English:

[NEG+] ... shu

phrase

  • 1

    (of no meaning, of no use)
    ‘Udumo aluthi shu, singayibamba i-Chiefs’ Fame doesn't mean anything; we can stop Chiefs
    ‘Ungalindeli amaphilisi ama-antibiotics owathola kudokotela noma ekliniki, awathi shu egciwaneni lomkhuhlane’ You must not wait for the antibiotic pills you get from the doctor or the clinic; they are of no use when it comes to the flu bug
  • 2

    (of silence, of no meaning, of no use)
    ‘Wabadonsa ngendlebe ukuthi bangayithi shu kumuntu leyo ndaba’ He warned them not to say a word to anyone