Inguqulelo ka hair in isiXhosa

hair

unwele

Ubizo-magama /hair/

isibizoPlural hairs

  • 1

    unwele
    iinwele
    The girl combed her hair Intombazana yakama iinwele zayo
  • 2

    (on a person's legs, arms, etc.)
    uboya
    He has thick hair on his arms Unoboya obuninzi ezingalweni zakhe
  • 3

    (hair on an animal)
    uboya
    a dog with short hair inja enoboya obufutshane

Usetyenziso

In English, you only use the plural 'hairs' when you are talking about separate hairs, as in 'I washed three hairs off the side of the bath'.