There are 2 main translations of kambe in isiZulu

: kambe1kambe2

kambe1

by the way

adverb

  • 1

    by the way
    ‘Kambe kuzolandelani uma evuma?’ By the way, what will follow if he agrees?
  • 2

    of course
    (implying sarcasm) I suppose
    ‘Abanye kambe bashumayela ubuKristu’ Others, of course, preach Christianity

There are 2 main translations of kambe in isiZulu

: kambe1kambe2

kambe2

what?

interrogative adverb

  • 1

    what?
    ‘Ufuna ngikukhiphe ngesidlozana noma kambe?’ Do you want me to take you out by the scruff of the neck or what?
  • 2

    (marks interrogative sentences)
    ‘"Siyezwana kambe?" "Ngiyezwa Mnumzane."’ "Do we understand each other?" "Yes, I do understand, Sir."