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Tsonga Translation January

January - Sunguti (Beginning/Genesis) – Everything is starting

Tsonga Translation February

February - Nyenyenyani (Baby birds) – Many young chicks

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March - Nyenyankulu (Grown-up birds) – Month during which birds grow

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April - Dzivamisoko (Setting up traps)

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May - Mudyaxihi (Cornucopia – Abundance of food and crops)

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June - Khotavuxika (start of the cold season)

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July - Mawuwani (Light breeze)

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August - Mhawuri (Wind speed strengthens)

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September - Ndzhati (lightning and rain)

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October - Nhlangula (An edible plant bears fruit)

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November - Hukuri (Chicken egg-laying)

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December - N'wendzamhala (Ending)

Tsonga months of the year
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Tsonga Greetings & Conversation (informal and formal)
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Hello / Hi (informal email) (conversational: all times of the day) Avuxeni
Hello (in response to Avuxeni) Ahee
Good morning Xewani
Good day I nhlekanhi
Good evening Ri perile
Thank you Inkomu
Thank you very much Khanimambo
Goodbye Salani kahle
Kind regards (informal email) Ndza rungula
Kind regards to you too (responding) (informal email) Na mina ndza rungula
Dear... (formal letter or email) Eka...
Yours Sincerely... (formal letter or email) Wa wena hi ku titsongahata
Happy birthday Ndzi tlangela siku ro velekiwa
Season's Greetings Mikateko ya Masiku yo Wisa
Merry Christmas A ku ve Khisimusi lerinene
What is the time? I nkarhi muni?
   
English to Tsonga Translations for Colours
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
Black Ntima
White Basa
Blue Wasi
Green Rihlaza
Gold Nsuku
Orange Lamula
Red Tshwuka
Brown Ribungwa
Pink Pinki
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Directions
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
North N'walungu
South Dzonga
East Vuxeni
West Vupeladyambu
   
Tsonga Days of the Week
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
Sunday Sonto
Monday Musumbunuku
Tuesday Ravumbirhi
Wednesday Ravurharhu
Thursday Ravumune
Friday Ravuntlhanu
Saturday Mugqivela
 
Tsonga Months of the Year
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
January Sunguti (Beginning/Genesis). Everything is starting.
February Nyenyanyana (Baby birds). Many young chicks.
March Nyenyankulu (Grown-up birds). Month during which birds grow.
April Dzivamisoko (Setting up traps). Now that the birds are big, herdsboys can set up their traps known as ‘misoko’ to catch them.
May Mudyaxihi (Cornucopia – Abundance of food and crops). People are spoilt for choice owing to the available varieties of food crops.
June Khotavuxika (Start of the cold season). It becomes bitterly cold starting from June.
July Mawuwani (Light breeze). The days become a little windy.
August Mhawuri (Wind speed strengthens). The force and the speed of the wind are at a high in August. Leaves are blown away.
September Ndzhati (Lightning and rain). This is the time when rain is often accompanied by thunder and lightning.
October Nhlangula (An edible plant bears fruit). Many trees, in particular the ‘nhlangula’ ripen and bear fruit.
November Hukuri (Chicken egg-laying). Month during which chicken lays and hatch their many eggs. Chicks succumb to the poisonous flowers of a tree known as “xiluvara”.
December N'wendzamhala (Ending). Everything comes to an end; with impala breeding in large numbers, hunting season begins.
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Measurements of Time
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
second sekende
minute minete
minutes timinete
hour awara
hours tiawara
day siku
days masiku
week vhiki
weeks mavhiki
month n'hweti
months tin'hweti
year lembe
years malembe
yesterday tolo
today namuntlha
tomorrow mundzuku
   
Tsonga Medical Translation
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
HIV HIV
human immunodeficiency virus xitsongwatsongwanankansawuto
child n'wana
infant ricece
birth weight ntiko wa ku velekiwa
sex rimbewu
death rifu
sanitation nkululo
handicap ku tsoniwa
disability vutsoniwa
   
Tsonga Legal Translation
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
Legal Xinawu
law nawu
questionnaire khwexinere
marital status xiyimo xa vukati
single ku nga tekiwangi
relationship hi vuxaka
partner muringani
married tekile
separated hambanile
divorced muthariwa
widow noni
widower nguluve
place of birth ndhawu ya ku velekiwa
residence vutshamo
occupation ntirho
employed loyi a thoriweke
race rixaka
religion vukhongeri
population group rixaka
gender rimbewu
investigation ndzavisiso
plaintiff mumangari
resolved case mhaka leyi ololoxiweke
unresolved case mhaka leyi nga ololoxiwangiki
proxy muyimeri
vote vhoti
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Personal Details
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
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English to Tsonga Translations for Banking Details
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
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English to Tsonga Translations for Marketing & Promotional Material
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English to Tsonga Translations for Mathematical Terminology
English to Tsonga Translations for Numerals 1-100
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
one n'we
two mbirhi
three nharhu
four mune
five ntlhanu
six tsevu
seven nkombo
eight nhungu
nine kaye
ten khume
eleven khumen'we
twelve khumembirhi
thirteen khumenharhu
fourteen khumemune
fifteen khumentlhanu
sixteen khumetsevu
seventeen khumekombo
eighteen khumenhungu
nineteen khumekaye
twenty makumembirhi
twenty one makumembirhin'we
twenty two makumembirhimbirhi
twenty three makumembirhinharhu
twenty four makumembirhimune
twenty five makumenharhuntlhanu
twenty six makumembirhitsevu
twenty seven makumembirhinkombo
twenty eight makumembirhinhungu
twenty nine makumembirhikaye
thirty makumenharhu
thirty one makumenharhun'we
thirty two makumenharhumbirhi
thirty three makumenharhunharhu
thirty four makumenharhumune
thirty five makumemunentlhanu
thirty six makumenharhutsevu
thirty seven makumenharhunkombo
thirty eight makumenharhunhungu
thirty nine makumenharhukaye
forty makumemune
forty one makumemunen'we
forty two makumemunembirhi
forty three makumemunenharhu
forty four makumemunemune
forty five makumemunentlhanu
forty six makumemunetsevu
forty seven makumemunenkombo
forty eight makumemunenhungu
forty nine makumemunekaye
fifty makumentlhanu
fifty one makumentlhanun'we
fifty two makumentlhanumbirhi
fifty three makumentlhanunharhu
fifty four makumentlhanumune
fifty five makumentlhanuntlhanu
fifty six makumentlhanutsevu
fifty seven makumentlhanunkombo
fifty eight makumentlhanunhungu
fifty nine makumentlhanukaye
sixty makumetsevu
sixty one makumetsevun'we
sixty two makumetsevumbirhi
sixty three makumetsevunharhu
sixty four makumetsevumune
sixty five makumetsevu nthlanu
sixty six makumetsevutsevu
sixty seven makumetsevunkombo
sixty eight makumetsevunhungu
sixty nine makumetsevukaye
seventy makumenkombo
seventy one makumenkombon'we
seventy two makumenkombombirhi
seventy three makumenkombonharhu
seventy four makumenkombomune
seventy five makumenkombo nthlanu
seventy six makumenkombotsevu
seventy seven makumenkombonkombo
seventy eight makumenkombonhungu
seventy nine makumenkombokaye
eighty makumenhungu
eighty one makumenhungun'we
eighty two makumenhungumbirhi
eighty three makumenhungunharhu
eighty four makumenhungumune
eighty five makumenhungu nthlanu
eighty six makumenhungutsevu
eighty seven makumenhungunkombo
eighty eight makumenhungunhungu
eighty nine makumenhungukaye
ninety makumekaye
ninety one makumekayen'we
ninety two makumekayembirhi
ninety three makumekayenharhu
ninety four makumekayemune
ninety five makumekaye nthlanu
ninety six makumekayetsevu
ninety seven makumekayenkombo
ninety eight makumekayenhungu
ninety nine makumekayekaye
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English to Tsonga Translations for Publishing Terminology
English to Tsonga Translations for School Books
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
Teacher's Guide Xiletelo xa Mudyondzisi
Learner's Book Buku ya Mudyondzi
Workbook Buku ya ntirho
Grade Giredi
 
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Publishing - School Subjects
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
Arts and Culture Vutshila na Mfuwo
Economic and Management Sciences Sayense ya Ikhonomi na Mafambisele
Life Orientation Ndzhendzeleko wa Vutomi
Life Skills Vutshila bya Vutomi
Literacy Litheresi
Mathematics Tinhlayo
Numeracy Nyumeresi
Natural Sciences Sayense ya Ntumbuluko
Social Sciences Tisayense ta Mahanyelo ya Vanhu
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Publishing - Textbook Units
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
Term Nguva
Unit Yuniti
Units Tiyuniti
Activity Ngingiriko
Lesson Dyondzo
page pheji
pages mapheji
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Publishing - Curriculum Headings
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
Assessment Hlelelo
Informal Assessment Mahlelelo ya nkalamafundza
Classroom management Mafambiselo ya kamara yo dyondzela
Programme of Assessment Nongoloko wa Mahlelelo
Resources Swipfuneta
Learning Programme Nongonoko wo Dyondza
Systemic assessment Ndlela ya mahlelelo
Integration Nhlanganiso
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Mathematical Operators
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
addition hlanganisa
subtraction susa
multiplication andzisa
division avanyisa
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Units of Measurement
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
length vulehi
litre litara
litres tilitara
metre mitara
hectare hekitara
Rands Tirhandi
Cents Tisente
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Mathematical Objects
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
object nchumu
circle rhandzavula
circles tirhandzavula
square xikwere
triangle yinhla nharhu
cylinder silindara
rectangle rhekithengula
sphere rhandzavula
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Mathematical Measurements
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
size sayizi
sides matlhelo
corner khona
symmetry swo fana
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Tsonga Technology Vocabulary
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
cellphone selefoni
computer khomphyuta/khomphyutara
laptop xixingiwa
mouse mawusi
wireless wayilese
printer pirintara
cable khebulu
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Environmental Terminology
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
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English to Tsonga Translations for Schools Vocabulary Wordlist
English Xitsonga (Tsonga)
calendar khalendara
teaspoon thisipuni
bar code khodi ya bara
question xivutiso
answer nhlamulo
crayons tikhirayoni
games mintlangu
school xikolo
plants swimila
livestock swifuwo
municipality masipala
 
English to Tsonga Translations for Famous Quotes & Proverbs
Nelson Mandela: "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart." "Loko u vulavula na munhu hi ririmi leri a ri twisisaka, sweswo swi ya enhlokweni. Kambe loko u vulavula na yena hi ririmi ra yena, sweswo swi ya embilwini ya yena."
Mahatma Gandhi: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." "U fanele ku va ku cinca loku u tsakelaka ku ku vona emisaveni."
Aristotle: "All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." "Hinkwavo lava nga ehleketa hi vuenti eka mhaka yo pfuxa vumunhu va tshembela leswaku matimba ya mifumo ya le ka ku dyondzisa vantshwa."
Chinese Proverb: “Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.” "Ndzi byeli naswona ndzi ta rivala; ndzi kombi naswona ndzi ta tsundzuka, ndzi katsi naswona ndzi ta twisisa."
 
Tsonga Given Names and their Meanings
Meaning in English Tsonga Women's Names
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Meaning in English Tsonga Men's Names
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