Translation of umkhovu in English:

umkhovu

goblin

noun (class 3, plural imikhovu)

  • 1

    (in Zulu folk tales: the dwarf-like assistant of a wizard) goblin
    ‘Asikholwa imikhovu kodwa uJeqe uthi watshelwa uNgqelebani ukuthi ezinye izilwane lezi yimikhovu’ We do not believe in goblins, but Jeqe says Ngqelebani told him that some of these animals are goblins