Translation of ukhakhayi in English:

ukhakhayi

fontanelle

noun (class 11, plural izinkakhayi)

  • 1

    (top part of the head) fontanelle
    ‘Ungayithinti ingane ekhanda ukhakhayi alukaqini’ You must not touch a baby on the head when its fontanelle is not yet firm
  • 2

    top
    peak
    (of a house, mountain, …) apex
    ‘Ukhiphe isandla sakhe sobunxele sibambe ukhakhayi lwemoto’ He took out his left hand and grabbed the top of the car