Inguqulelo ka have in isiXhosa


-ba na-

Ubizo-magama /hav/

isenzihad, having

  • 1

    -ba na-
    Yes, I have a car Ewe, ndinemoto
    The house has three rooms Le ndlu inamagumbi amathathu
  • 2

    The class has difficulty with maths Le klasi ifumana ubunzima kwizibalo


In English, 'have' is used with many nouns to talk about doing something, for example, 'have lunch', 'have a bath', 'have an argument', etc. In isiXhosa, these actions are expressed by suitable verbs, for example '-tya ilantshi', '-bhafa' and '-phikisana'.