There are 2 main translations of nakhu in isiZulu

: nakhu1nakhu2

nakhu1

since

conjunction

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    since
    because
    ‘Wazikhumula izibuko esula wona amehlo; nakhu efuna ukukhombisa ukuthi impela uthintekile yile ndaba yonke’ He took off his glasses and wiped his eyes because he wanted to show that he had really been touched by this whole affair

There are 2 main translations of nakhu in isiZulu

: nakhu1nakhu2

nakhu2

this is

locative demonstrative copulative

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    this is
    (indefinite) here (it) is
    ‘Nakhu ongakuthengela isoka lakho ngosuku lokuzalwa’ This is what you can buy for your boyfriend's birthday

Usage

This word can also be used as a demonstrative, with the meaning "this", e.g. "nakhu ukudla" = "this food", "khumbula nakhu: …" = "remember this: …".