Translation of thina in English:


we (ourselves)

absolute pronoun

  • 1

    (as subject) we (ourselves)
    ‘Kungani thina sibukelwa phansi?’ Why are we looked down upon?
  • 2

    (as object) us
    ‘Izintombi zazisithanda thina bafanyana’ The girls liked us poor boys
    ‘Batshelwe ngobani? Batshelwe yithi’ They were told by whom? They were told by us


When "thina" is preceded by formatives such as "yi-", "si-", "na-" or "ki-", the final emphasizing syllable "-na" is usually deleted. See the last example.