Translation of lodwa in English:

lodwa

alone

pronoun

  • 1

    alone
    on its own
    ‘Sibon'ikhwezi seliphezu kwentaba || Seliphume lodwa lathi qekelele [imigqa emi-2 yenkondlo]’ We saw the morning star above the mountain || It came out alone and stood out [two lines of poetry]
    ‘Lolu hlelo belungahambi lodwa njengoba belugcwele amaphutha’ This programme could not proceed on its own because it was full of flaws
  • 2

    only
    ‘Wayegqoke ibhulukwe lodwa ngaphandle kweshethi’ He was wearing trousers only, without a shirt
    ‘Ungadla uphuthu lodwa uluqede’ You can eat the crumbly porridge only, and finish it