Translation of umhlolo in English:

umhlolo

unexpected event

noun (class 3, plural imihlolo)

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    unexpected event
    terrifying event
    ‘Buka-ke lo mfana nguzinyobulala kuyise. Umhlolo nje wengane’ Look, this boy is his father's only child. A surprise the child was
    ‘Uma kuvele umhlolo othile ekhaya, kuphuthunywa esangomeni’ When something terrifying has happened at home, a diviner is quickly visited