Translation of -misa in English:

-misa

stop

verb

  • 1

    (bring to a standstill) stop
    ‘Misa leyo moto!’ Stop that car!
  • 2

    appoint
    ordain
    ‘Bammisa njengenduna yesigodi sakubo’ They appointed him as their district's headman
  • 3

    erect
    pitch
    ‘ULoti wahlala emizini yasethafeni, wamisa itende lakhe ngaseSodoma’ Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent in the vicinity of Sodom
  • 4

    enact
    ‘Wamisa umthetho uShaka omayelana nesifazana ukuba naso sibuthwe sibe ngamabutho’ Shaka enacted a law concerning women, that they too might be recruited as soldiers

Origin

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