There are 2 main translations of -gcina in isiZulu

: -gcina1-gcina2

-gcina1

keep

verb

  • 1

    keep
    take care of
    look after
    preserve
    ‘UZodwa uyakwazi ukugcina izimfihlo zabantu’ Zodwa is able to keep people's secrets
  • 2

    stop
    come to an end
    ‘UMvubu yena uthi wagcina ebangeni lesihlanu’ Mvubu, on the contrary, says he stopped in Grade 5

There are 2 main translations of -gcina in isiZulu

: -gcina1-gcina2

-gcina2

do finally

auxiliary verb

  • 1

    do finally
    do eventually
    ‘Ugcine ehambile’ She finally left
    ‘Bagcina bevumelene ngokuthi makabulawe uSigujana’ They eventually agreed that Sigujana must be killed

Origin

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