Translation of qho in English:

qho

ideophone

  • 1

    (of realness, of trueness)
    ‘Amabhubesi yizona qho izitha zezindlulamithi’ Lions are the real enemies of giraffes
  • 2

    (of realness, of trueness, of directness)
    ‘Manje uvalo lokucwila selunaye qho’ The fear of drowning is now directly upon him
  • 3

    (of directness, of completeness, of perfection)
    ‘Ngikuphicaphica ngesilwane sami esinemilenze emine, kepha esehluleka qho ukuhamba ngemilenze yaso. [impendulo = itafula]’ Answer me this riddle: My animal has four legs but is entirely unable to walk on its legs. [answer = table]
    ‘Lo muthi ufana qho, nomhlwazi’ This tree is exactly the same as the Bushman's tea tree
  • 4

    (of repetitive sound, of completeness, of perfection)
    ‘Walibeka emlonyeni igudu wadonsa, wadonsa, lasho phakathi lathi: "qho, qho, qho."’ He put the smoking horn in his mouth and sucked and sucked, until it sounded "puff, puff, puff" inside