Translation of inkathi in English:

inkathi

time

noun (class 9, plural izinkathi)

  • 1

    time
    ‘Ngenye inkathi wayefika ebusuku’ At other times she would arrive at night. (Literally: At another time …)
  • 2

    Linguistics
    tense
    ‘Kule misho kusetshenziswe inkathi edlule yesenzo’ In these sentences the past tense of the verb is used
  • 3

    period
    ‘Inkathi yokuqala yemibhalo yesiZulu (1920–1940) …’ The first period of isiZulu literature (1920–1940) …