As our father asks no lobola, perhaps you have taken the gift instead.
For I intend to lobola for all three of you, as well as for her.
Nkose, two more would complete the lobola, for the girl is fine and much sought after, and her father—whau!
It will be great to obtain wives we have paid no lobola for.
I will lobola for Nangeza, and soon I shall be an induna, and she shall be my “great wife.”
They had done him out of his cattle, he declared, so that he should have no lobola to offer for any girl.
lobola: The price in cattle paid by the intending bridegroom to the parent or guardian of a girl.
Sons of my father, I would not pay half a calf in lobola for one white woman I have ever seen.