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Zulu phrasebook

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Zulu is the language of the Zulu people, the majority of them living in South Africa.

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Sawubona

"Hello" to one person

Sanibonani

"Hello" to a group of people

Unjani?

"How are you?" (singular 'you')

Ninjani?

"How are you?" (plural 'you')

Ngubani igama lakho?

"What's your name?"

Igama lami ngu_____

"My name is _____"

Uyangisiza?

"Can you help me?"

Yimalini?

"How much (does it cost)?"

Isikhathi sithini?

"What's the time?"

Uphumaphi?

"Where are you from?"

Ukhuluma isiNgisi na?

"Do you speak English?"

Ngiyabonga

"Thank you"

Sala kahle / Hamba kahle

"Stay well / Go well" (used as 'goodbye')

Problems

Numbers

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Blue - iblue

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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