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From Wikipedia:
The Northern Ndebele language, also called isiNdebele, Sindebele, Ndebele, or North Ndebele, and formerly known as Matabele, is an African language belonging to the Nguni group of Bantu languages, and spoken by the Ndebele or Matabele people of Zimbabwe. IsiNdebele is related to the Zulu language spoken in South Africa. 

32 comments:

  1. Hi! Please can you help with translation of the holy trinity to isindebele.
    '' In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy spirit.''
    Thank you in advance

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    1. Sure, it is "Egameni lika Yise ,leNdodana loMoya oyingcwele."

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  2. Hi, I am enjoying the lessons. Thanks to you who know Ndebele for us to learn. I like the animals more please.

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  3. How do you say the word for God in isiNdebele please?

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  4. I like this blog very much. Can someone here please help. I was wondering if there is a word in Ndebele for government or is it just iGovernment?

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  5. Hie, the word in Ndebs for government is u-hulumende.

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  6. what does likhokhobe mean

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  7. Please can you tell me the word for "puff adder". Ngiyabonga, Mike

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    1. The snake is iBululu in isindebele whereas iHobosha is isiZulu .

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  8. how do I say you are welcome in isiNdebele..that replies a thank you

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  9. Please help me know what taking shoes in isiNdebele mean

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  10. Hi may I know what the IsiNdebele word for "community" is.

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  11. may you translate
    How was the weekend
    Mine was good
    This week I am planning to visit the clinics
    which is the best time to visit this place

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  12. HIE
    How do I say these three words in isiNdebele
    1) training
    2)communicate
    3) environment

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  13. HI
    How do I say these three words in isindibele
    1) training
    2)communicated
    3) environment

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  14. how do i say "I would like to" or my pleasure in ndebele

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  15. How can I say I miss you in ndebele?

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  16. Salibonani, I'm Zimbabwe-born (khudaaaala), returning to visit my home town Bulawayo early next year. I'm looking for small talk to pass the time at police roadblocks. Please translate the following:
    I live in ...
    I was born in ...
    This is my son .....
    This is my daughter-in-law ....
    These are my granddaughters ....
    We are going to ....
    My father farmed at ....
    My grandfather worked for ...

    Ngiyabonga Madoda

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  17. Can anyone tell me how a daughter would affectionately refer to her father as 'Dad', or 'Daddy'?

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  18. How do you say 'my son has a baby girl" in ndebele?

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  19. My son has a baby girl in ndebele

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  20. Please give a lesson on conjunctions/ isihlanganiso

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  21. Thanks for the platform im now able to learn and improve my spoken isiNdebele.

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  22. what is the meaning of ithambo in English

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  23. how do I say..l know it hurts but u will be okay/?

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  24. what is the child of pig in Isindebele

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  25. Hi. How do you say in Isindebele....It's my time to move on?

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