Translation of maye in English:


look out!

(maye babo)


  • 1

    look out!
    (marks fear) oh my!
    ‘Maye! Nampa abathakathi bo!’ Look out, here are the wizards!
    ‘Maye babo! Ngacishe ngafa ngingalindele’ Oh my! I almost died unawares
  • 2

    (marks indignation) eish!
    ‘Awu, maye siyahlupha naso lesi sitimela’ My word, eish, this train is also giving problems!
  • 3

    (marks happiness) yippee!
    ‘Maye, siphila kamnandi!’ Yippee, we are living comfortably!