Translation of -nqoba in English:

-nqoba

win

verb

  • 1

    Sport
    win
    ‘Waba ngumuntu wokuqala ukunqoba umjaho we-Comrades iminyaka emihlanu ilandelana’ He was the first person to win the Comrades marathon five years in a row
  • 2

    defeat
    overcome
    ‘Ngosizo lukaNdlela kaSompisi, wanqoba uMpande, wagcina esethathe ubukhosi’ With the assistance of Ndlela of Sompisi, he defeated Mpande and eventually took over the kingship