Translation of inkosana in English:

inkosana

eldest son

noun (class 9, plural amakhosana)

  • 1

    eldest son
    ‘Ngokwesiko lamaZulu inkosana yiyo edla ifa likayise’ According to Zulu custom, it is the eldest son who inherits his father's estate
  • 2

    (used for an unmarried man) young man
    ‘Awu uthini manje nkosana uma uthi inkomo kungeyami?’ My word, what do you say now, young man, when you say this cow is mine?
  • 3

    prince
    ‘Uyabona ukuthi uZinitha angase ayigane iNkosana yaseSwazini’ You see that Zinitha may possibly marry the prince from Swaziland

Origin

< inkosi