1987M. Matshoba inNew Nation 10 Dec. 14Monde grinned and greeted: ‘How’s it mfo?’ The other one grunted, ‘Sweet,’ and sheepishly returned the grin.
1990M.B. Kumalo inSunday Times 22 July 16 (letter)Mr Ray de V— claims: ‘I am now happy to call him Bafo, which means brother’. Without giving linguistic reasons, what Mr de V— means is Mfo when addressing one brother, as against Bafo when addressing two or more brothers.
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