Translation of -ye in English:

-ye

do sometimes

auxiliary verb

  • 1

    do sometimes
    do often
    ‘Unesi uye ashiywe yedwa neziguli ngoba ethenjiwe ngudokotela’ A nurse is sometimes left on her own with the patients, because the doctor trusts her
  • 2

    do eventually
    ‘Waphenduka wagijima waye wangena kwaninomkhulu’ He turned around, ran away, and eventually went into his grandmother's house