Inguqulelo ka towards in isiXhosa

towards

nga-+locative e-

Ubizo-magama /tuu-wawdz/

preposition

  • 1

    nga-+locative e-
    He is walking towards the river Uya ngasemlanjeni
  • 2

    nga-+locative ku-
    She is friendly towards us Unobuhlobo ngakuthi
    Come towards me Yiza ngakum

Usetyenziso

In Sense 1, 'nga-' adds the sense of "in the general direction of something". You can also express 'towards' just with the locative, as in 'Uya emlanjeni', but this is sometimes less accurate.