Vowels


  • a - ah
  • e - eh
  • i - ee
  • o - oh
  • u - oo

Plurals


People Things
Singular "u-" eg. ubaba
Plural "o-" eg. obaba
Singular "i-" eg. ibhokisi
Plural "ama-" eg. amabhokisi

Prepositions


Pronouns


Verbs


Nouns


Tenses


Adjectives


Questioning


Greetings


  • Salibonani/Sakubona We see you
  • Yebo, salibonani Yes we see you

  • Linjani/Kunjani How are you
  • Sikhona, singabuza lina Im good and you

  • Livukile Good morning
  • Sivukile, singabuza lina

  • Litshonile Good afternoon/evening
  • Sitshonile, singabuza lina

Colloquial Language (General/Common Phrases)


Adverbs


Interjetions


As you communicate with someone, there is most probably going to be need to interject to show your participation in a conversation and its a good thing. Here are some common interjections you can use
  • Yebo Yes
  • Hayi/Hatshi No
  • Hayi bo No ways
  • Hawu Wow
  • Bakithi ..
  • Bantu People
  • Uxolo Excuse me or I beg your pardon

Counting


Days & Time


People & Family


Body Parts