Translation of mbo in English:

mbo

ideophone

  • 1

    (of covering, of turning upside down)
    ‘Zamsibekela zathi mbo’ They covered her entirely
  • 2

    (of getting crowded)
    ‘Phela izolo lapha bekuthe mbo abantu bezobukela imishado ebilinganiselwa ema-80 ebihlanganiswa ngesikhathi esisodwa’ Of course yesterday there were a lot of people watching the nearly 80 weddings taking place at the same time
  • 3

    (of extreme action)
    ‘Sekuvimbanise mbo umsindo kule nqola ahleli kuyo’ It has now become very noisy in the car in which he is sitting