Translation of -dumela in English:

-dumela

rush at

verb

  • 1

    rush at
    rush to
    ‘UHlamvana wahlwitha isigqoko sakhe wadumela umnyango wemuka engavalelisanga’ Hlamvana snatched his hat, rushed to the door, and left without saying goodbye
  • 2

    grab
    ‘UVika wagxuma wabheka phezulu wadumela izinduku zakhe’ Vika jumped high up in the air and grabbed his (fighting) sticks