Translation of umthelela in English:

umthelela

contribution

noun (class 3, plural imithelela)

  • 1

    contribution
    assistance
    benefit
    ‘Ikhiphe izinqumo ezimbili ezizoba nomthelela wokwenza ngcono izimpilo zezinkulungwane zabantu abamnyama’ He took two decisions that will be of assistance in improving the lives of thousands of black people
  • 2

    influence
    effect
    impact
    ‘Isikhulu esiphezulu se-SAFA sivumile ukuthi lokhu kwaba nomthelela ekudlaleni kabi kweqembu’ A senior official of SAFA agreed that this had an influence on the poor performance of the team