Translation of -sala in English:

-sala

remain/stay (behind)

verb

  • 1

    remain/stay (behind)
    ‘Basala kanjani bona abanye bexoshwa nje?’ How did they manage to stay while others were fired?
    ‘Basale dengwane kuvalwa ikolishi’ They were left stranded when the college was closed
  • 2

    be left over
    be outstanding
    ‘Lapho seyisuthi yase iyibuyisela embizeni inyama esele’ When he was satisfied, he put the meat that was left over in the cooking pot
    ‘Akuzange kucace ukuthi le mali esele yayizokhokhwa nini’ It was not clear at all when the money that was outstanding would be paid