Translation of -khalwa in English:

-khalwa

being cried

verb

  • 1

    being cried
    ‘Kuthiwa abahlaseli babaleke ngezinyawo, bashiya kukhalwa kulo muzi’ It is said that the attackers fled on foot, while leaving cries behind in that house. (Literally: … while there was being cried …)
  • 2

    being complained
    ‘Sekukaningi kukhalwa ngezinhlelo zikamabonakude ezinenhlamba’ There are often complaints about television programmes that contain vulgar language. (Literally: It is often that there is being complained about …)

Origin

< -khala