Inguqulelo ka inkowane ingesiNgesi:

inkowane

mushroom

isibizo (class 9, isininzi iinkowane)

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    mushroom
    Ezinye iinkowane zikulungele ukutyiwa, kodwa ezinye ziyityhefu Some mushrooms are good to eat, but some are poisonous

Usetyenziso

Traditionally, mushrooms that we eat are known as 'amakhowa', and poisonous mushrooms are 'iinkowane'. Rural people use the words in this way, but many urban speakers use 'inkowane' or 'ikhowa' for any type of mushroom, and they often use the word 'imashrum'.