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Flashcards in Verbs Deck (73):
1

to beget

zala

2

to cultivate

lima

3

to carve

baza

4

to lead

hola

5

to inspect

hlola

6

to mend or repair

khanda

7

to stir

bonda

8

to be bitter

baba

9

to boil

bila

10

to take care of

nakekela

11

to melt

ncibilika

12

to flavour

nonga

13

to put

beka

14

to rot

bola

15

to make nice

nandisa

16

to smell

nuka

17

to collect

qoqa

18

to sift

sefa

19

to pour out a part

chathaza

20

to scoop up e.g. sugar

caphuna

21

to throw out

chitha

22

to do (infinitive)

ukwenza
with a verb beginning in "e" you insert "w"

23

to roast (infinitive)

ukosa
with a verb beginning in "o" you remove the "u" following uk

24

to lay on pillow

qamela

25

to reward

vuza

26

to liken

fanekisa

27

to compete

ncintisana

28

to be heavy

sinda

29

to take out, extract

khipha

30

kindle/ light fire

basa umlilo

31

to lock

hluthulela

32

to throw

jikijela

33

to make ready

lungisa

34

to meander

gwinciza

35

to bend/ twist

goba

36

sharpen

lola

37

to flow

geleza

38

to play and to work

ukudlala nokusebenza
na+ukusebenza

39

to cross

wela

40

to shine

khanya

41

to be lazy

vilapha

42

to be loose

xega

43

to extinguish

cima

44

to smear, anoint

gcoba

45

to roar

bhonga

46

to wash/ swim

hlamba

47

to scratch

klwebha

48

to wrap, fold

songa

49

to inflate, ache

futha

50

to send

thuma

51

to load

layisha

52

to shoot

dubula

53

to close eyes

cimeza

54

to cough

khwehlela

55

to undo, untie, undress

khumula

56

to nail

bethela

57

to bring in

ngenisa

58

to lay eggs

zalela

59

to shiver

qhaqhazela

60

to agree

vuma

61

to hide

casha

62

to deceive

kholhlisa

63

to kick

khahlela

64

to stuff pipe

cobela

65

to chase

xosha

66

to explain

chaza

67

to be specific, clear

caca

68

to hate

zonda

69

to leave

shiya

70

to find, obtain

fica

71

to scold

thetha

72

to rise

phakama

73

to be strong, tough, overbearing

qina