Translation of -bonakala in English:

-bonakala

appear

verb

  • 1

    appear
    seem
    ‘Kubonakala ukuthi wayebhekise kulabo bantu ababengasamnakile kakhulu’ It seems that he referred to those people who no longer paid much attention to him
  • 2

    be seen
    be visible
    ‘Nabo babonakala bechiphiza, behluleka ukuzibamba’ They were seen crying, unable to control themselves

Origin

< -bona