English to Zulu Meaning :: petty

Petty :
ngobala
- ngobalapetted pettily anama
 

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Noun(1) larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale
Adjective(1) inferior in rank or status(2) (informal, or small(3) contemptibly narrow in outlook

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(1) He listened to all her problems, no matter how petty and insignificant, and offered solutions, never once laughing.(2) Envy is one of the worst feelings in the world because it's petty and spiteful.(3) The world of the film swings between petty , spiteful, foolish and resigned.(4) By the time I reached home I had to admit that I'd been small, petty and spiteful.(5) They are beggars, petty thieves and minor dealers.(6) This states that everyone, no matter how petty the circumstances, is allowed to receive a personal audience with the Queen to ask for her opinion on the matter.(7) Then there are the petty differences in industrial standards and regulations from country to country.(8) They must ignore politicians who thrive on petty and sensational matters.(9) Surely Mother Nature meting out carnage on such a grand scale shows just how petty and futile man-made squabbles really are.(10) Nearly all were poor, young and single convicted for petty crimes, usually theft.(11) In the past we have had some petty vandalism but nothing on this scale.(12) Call it small minded and petty , or just a harmless example of traditional rivalry, but the majority of Scots will take great pleasure in watching England under-achieve in the Far East.(13) I knew that Holly understood my reasons no matter how pathetic or petty they might seem to be.(14) But Chaudhuri insisted that neither his views, nor any one else's, would have caused Nehru to wreak a petty act of revenge.(15) More widely known for its petty squabbles and back-biting, the women's game closed ranks in support of Morariu.(16) Let the good that he did live after him, and the evil be interred with the petty theses of small-minded philosophers.
Related Words
(1) petty cash ::
imali esesandleni
(2) petty crime ::
ngobala ubugebengu
(3) petty officer ::
ngobala isikhulu
(4) petty theft ::
ngobala ukweba
(5) petty thief ::
ngobala isela
(6) petty and low ::
ezincane kanye ongaphakeme
(7) petty larceny ::
ngobala ubusela
(8) petty criminal ::
ngobala lobugebengu
Synonyms
Adjective
2. small-minded ::
amancane-nomqondo
3. fiddling ::
ukuwaphathaphatha
4. lowly ::
abaphansi
Noun
5. petit larceny ::
petit ubusela
Antonyms
1. catholic ::
catholic
2. cosmopolitan ::
exubile
3. liberal ::
ovulekile
4. open ::
evulekile
5. open-minded ::
ukuba nomqondo ovulekile
6. receptive ::
elungele ukwamukela okufundayo
Different Forms
petted, pettily, petting, petty
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

They lie so they don\'t look petty.

They lie so they don't look PETTY.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 24


Wha-- turns out
we\'re both petty.

Wha-- turns out we're both PETTY.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 12


Do you think I\'m petty enough to
speak ill of a man

Do you think I'm PETTY enough to speak ill of a man

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7


Something that doesn\'t make me
come off as a petty, jealous douche.

Something that doesn't make me come off as a PETTY, jealous douche.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 10


and Sheldon was right-- he did
get charged with petty theft.

and Sheldon was right-- he did get charged with PETTY theft.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 14


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