impi

suomi-englanti sanakirja

impi englanniksi

  1. maid

  1. A group of Zulu (or other Bantu) warriors; a detachment of armed men.

  2. 1978, (w), ''Rumours of Rain'', Vintage 2000, p. 212:

  3. And in the end he, as well as three of his four children, shared Retief's fate in the massacre of Trekkers by the Zulu ''impis'' of Dingane.
  4. 1994, (w), ''Long Walk to Freedom'', Abacus 2010, p. 26:

  5. But as grizzled as Chief Joyi often seemed, the decades fell off him when he spoke of the ''impis'', or warriors, in the army of King Ngangelizwe.
  6. fire

  7. virgin

  8. to dream (gloss)

  9. (syn)

  10. army, regiment

  11. war, battle