Inguqulelo ka hayi ingesiNgesi:

hayi

no

isikhuzo

  • 1

    no
    Hayi, andazi No, I do not know
  • 2ngokungekho sikweni

    all right
    OK
    Hayi ke, Simphiwe, mandikushiye OK then, Simphiwe, let me leave you

Usetyenziso

In informal speech, 'hayi' is often used when people actually mean 'yes'. For example, in reply to the question 'Usaphila?' you often hear the answer 'Hayi, ndisaphila', meaning 'Yes, I am fine.'