Inguqulelo ka amount in isiXhosa

amount

isambuku

Ubizo-magama /uh-mownt/

isibizoPlural amounts

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    isambuku
    isixa
    umthamo
    He spent a small amount of money Wachitha isixa semali esincinane
    What amount of sand do you need? Ufuna umthamo wesanti ongakanani?

Usetyenziso

We use 'amount' for things that you can't count, such as 'a large amount of sand', or 'a small amount of rice'. But for things that you can count, you say 'number', as in 'a number of shoes', or 'a small number of people'.