Translation of aunt in isiXhosa

aunt

udadobawo

Pronunciation /aant/

nounPlural aunts

  • 1

    (paternal aunt, the sister of a person's father)
    udadobawo
    my/our aunt udadobawo wam/wethu
    your aunt udade boyihlo
    his/her/their aunt udade boyise wakhe/wabo
  • 2

    (maternal aunt, the sister of a person's mother)
    umakazi
    my/our aunt umakazi wam/wethu
    your aunt unyokokazi
    his/her/their aunt uninakazi wakhe/wabo
  • 3

    Our uncles and aunts came to the wedding Oomalume, oobawokazi, oodadobawo noomakazi beza emtshatweni

Usage

In isiXhosa there are no general words for 'aunt' or 'uncle'.