Translation of hhayi in English:

hhayi

stop!

exclamation

  • 1

    stop!
    no!
    (marks disapproval) don't!
    ‘Hhayi, musa ukudlala ngami baba!’ Stop, don't play with me, Baba!
    ‘Hhayi, ngeke ngilinde’ No, I will never wait
  • 2

    not
    ‘Yena ubeshesha kodwa hhayi ngendlela ebingilindele ngayo’ He was in a hurry, but not in the way I was expecting