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Ku - To

Ku is a Xitsonga word meaning "To" in English.

Oxford definition
To , before a vowel, when stressed —prep.
- Introducing a noun expressing: a what is reached, approached, or touched (fell to the ground; went to paris; five minutes to six). B what is aimed at (throw it to me). C as far as (went on to the end). D what is followed (made to order). E what is considered or affected (am used to that; that is nothing to me). F what is caused or produced (turn to stone). G what is compared (nothing to what it once was; equal to the occasion). H what is increased (add it to mine). I what is involved or composed as specified (there is nothing to it).
- Introducing the infinitive: a as a verbal noun (to get there is the priority). B expressing purpose, consequence, or cause (we eat to live; left him to starve; i'm sorry to hear that). C as a substitute for to + infinitive (wanted to come but was unable to). —adv.

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Proverbs - Ku tshama hi mavoko swi chela vusiwana — Lazy hands make a man poor
Phrases - Ndza ku ehleketa — I miss you
Idioms - Ku biha mirhini — To be ugly in the body
Proverbs - Mangwa yi pfumale timondzo hi ku rhumisa — A zebra doesn't have horn because of sending others to do its work
Proverbs - Ku pfuxiwa leyi ti pfuxaka — People only wake those who wake themselves
Proverbs - Ku ba mati tingwenya ti tlela — To beat the water and the crocodiles sleep
Proverbs - Emahlweni ka nghala ku fambiwa na xisana — When you go in front of a lion you must take a fire
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku vona mundzuku — I will see you tomorrow
Phrases - Ndza ku venga — I hate you
Phrases - Ndzi kombela ku rivaleriwa — I am asking to be forgiven
Phrases - Ndzi kombela ku xaveriwa swakudya — I am asking you to buy me food
Phrases - Ndzi twa ku vava — I am in pain
Proverbs - Ku dya ngopfu a hi ku hlula ndlala — Eating too is not to defeat hunger
Proverbs - Laha ku nga ni tinhongani ku borile xilo — Where there are flies there's something rotten
Phrases - Ndza swi tiva ku ule ku hembeni — I know you are lying
Proverbs - Vutlhari bya mhangele i ku hubuta — The wisdom of a guinea fowl is being early
Proverbs - Huma mhiri se ku nghena mamba — A python should leave for the black mamba to go in
Idioms - Ku tlhoma tinsiva — To encourage to do wrong
Idioms - Ku tekela enhlokweni — To take into consideration
Idioms - Ku hloma matlharhi — To arm with spears
Idioms - Ku siya va karhele — To leave them tired
Idioms - Ku thlotlha timimpfi — To stir or agitate wasps
Idioms - Ku bata njiya — To catch a locust
Idioms - Ku tsema mubya — To renegade against parents advise
Idioms - Ku tlulana milenge — To cross each other's feet
Idioms - Ku va na xifuva — To have a chest
Idioms - Ku luka mano — To make a plan
Idioms - Ku tlula u nantswa tilo — To jump and lick the sky
Idioms - Ku tshova nenge — To break a leg
Idioms - Ku chuveka rinhlapfu — To stop visiting a place you used to visit
Idioms - Ku dyeriwa mavele hi timpfuvu — To have your maize eaten by hippos
Idioms - Ku dya marhambu ya nhloko — To eat bones of the head
Idioms - Ku nantswa rintiho na xirhendze — To kiss your finger and hill
Phrases - Ku endleka yini — What's happening
Phrases - Ndza ku rhandza muhlekisani wa mina — I love you my beloved
Phrases - Ndza ku nyangatsa — I am bothering you
Phrases - Ku rila — To cry
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku vona rini? — When will I see you?
Phrases - Ku hi pfula matihlo — To open our eyes
Phrases - A ndzi ringeta ku endla xiculu — I was just trying to make gravy
Phrases - Ku tlula — To jump
Phrases - Ku nyenyetsa — To be disgusted
Phrases - Ndzi talele hi ku hlamarisa vanhu — I am a full of surprises
Phrases - Hi ku copeta ka tihlo — In a blink of an eye
Phrases - Ndza ku tsundzuka — I think of you
Phrases - Na mina ndza ku ehleketa — I also think of you
Proverbs - Mbyana loko yi lava ku ku luma ya n'wayitela — A dog smiles when it intends to bite you
Phrases - Ndhawu ya ku velekiwa — Place of birth
Phrases - Wa wena hi ku titsongahata — Yours sincerely
Phrases - Na mina ndza ku rungula — Kind regards to you too
Phrases - A ku ve khisimusi lerinene — Merry christmas
Idioms - Ku ba ndlopfu hi xibakele — To hit an elephant with a fist
Idioms - Ku tshwa nomo — To have a burnt mouth
Idioms - Ku banana hi rhambu ra mfenhe — To hit each other with a baboons bone
Proverbs - A ndzi ku hi laha ku nga na mpfula ku sala ndzhongo — I thought it is where the rain has poured and left fertile soil ground
Proverbs - Xihlovo a xi dungiwi loko u heta ku nwa mati — Do not close the well after having drunk
Idioms - Ku banana hi rhanga ro hisa — To hit each other with a hot potato
Idioms - Ku hundza muti rixile — To pass a home during the day
Proverbs - U nga dlayi nyoka u yi ndzuluta, ta micele ta ku vona — Do not kill a snake and swing it, the ones inside the holes are watching you
Proverbs - Hi ta ku i timangwa loko hi vona mavala — We will say it's zebras when we see the stripes
Proverbs - Ku tlula ka mhala swi letela n'wana wa le ndzeni — The way an impala jumps influences its unborn child
Idioms - Ku rhindza n'weti — Waiting for the moon
Proverbs - Ndzi ta ku komba xancila wa bulubulu — I will show you a mythical creature
Idioms - Ku hlanula swirhendze — To run away
Idioms - Ku faya nsikiti — To kill an insect
Idioms - Ku fundza marha — To inflate your chicks
Idioms - Ku xibikula — To cry
Idioms - Ku omeriwa hi butsu — When your shoe dries up
Phrases - Va ala ku hi nyika mali — They don't want to give us money
Phrases - Ndzi kombela ku khomeriwa — I am asking to be forgiven
Phrases - Ku tlangela siku ro velekiwa — Celebrating a birthday
Phrases - Ndza ku tshembha — I trust you
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku khongelela — I will pray for you
Phrases - A ku titimeli — It's not cold
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku dlaya — I will kill you
Phrases - Ku hisa — Its hot
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku yimela — I will wait for you
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku fonela — I will call you
Phrases - A ku hisi — It's not hot
Phrases - Ndza ku byela — I tell you!
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku rivalela — I will forgive you
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku ba — I will beat you
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku byela — I will tell you
Phrases - A ndzi ku rhandzi — I don't love you
Phrases - A ndzi ku rhandza — I loved you
Phrases - Ndzi ta ku rhandza — I will love you
Phrases - Ndza ku rhandza — I love you
Phrases - Ku fa — To die

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