Translation of -qalwa in English:

-qalwa

begin

verb

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    begin
    start
    commence
    ‘Kuqalwa ngelesi-2 emini kuze kuyovalwa’ It starts at two in the afternoon, until closing time
    ‘Lo thisha usemisiwe emsebenzini njengoba kuqalwe uphenyo’ This teacher has been suspended from work since the investigation started

Origin

< -qala