Translation of -khanya in English:

-khanya

become bright

verb

  • 1

    become bright
    become light
    ‘Kuhle sihambe kukhanya’ We must go while it is getting light
  • 2

    shine
    burn
    ‘Kwakhanya esitebeleni sengathi kukhanya amalanga amathathu ngankathi yinye’ It was bright in the stable, as if three suns were shining at the same time
  • 3

    be clear
    be obvious
    ‘Kukhanya kuwo wonke umuntu ukuthi akanasikhathi noJabulani’ It is clear to everybody that Jabulani, too, does not have the time