Translation of umkhongi in English:

umkhongi

lobola negotiator

noun (class 1, plural abakhongi)

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    lobola negotiator
    ‘Umkhongi indoda eqokwe insizwa noyise wayo ukuba bayobacelela isihlobo esihle ekhabontombi’ An "umkhongi" is a man who is chosen by the young man and his father to go and negotiate the lobola with the parents of the girl


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umkhongi

noun

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    a leading representative at the lobola negotiations on behalf of the groom

    Umkhongi wami wangikhongela kahle ekhweni

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