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Kulungile, lamhla let us look at talk about being "helpful" in isiNdebele. The verb for "to help" is "ukusiza". Some useful ways to use "ukusiza" include:
Ngisiza! - help me! (useful one indeed)
Ngisizeni - help me
Sizani, bantwana! - help, children!
Msize, mntwana - help him, child (singular)
Msizeni, bantwana - help him, children (plural)
Ungagisiza kusasa khonapha na? - Will you be able to help me here tomorrow?
Ngisiza umgan'ami kanengi - I help my friend many times
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