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Xhosa Translation January

January – uJanuwari – eyoMqungu (month of grass)

Xhosa Translation February

February – uFebhruwari – eyoMdumba (month of grain)

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March – uMatshi – eyoKwindla (month of fruits)

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April – u-Apreli – uTshazimpuzi (month of wilting pumpkins)

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May – uMeyi – uCanzibe (month of the star Canopus)

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June – uJuni – eyeSilimela (month of The Seven Sisters constellation)

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July – uJulayi – eyeNtlaba (month of aloes)

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August – u-Agasti - eyeThupha (month of buds)

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September - uSeptemba - eyoMsintsi (month of the coral tree)

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October - u-Okthobha - eyeDwarha (month of lilies)

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November - uNovemba - eyeNkanga (month of daisies)

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December - uDisemba - eyoMnga (month of the acacia tree)

xhosa months of the year
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Xhosa Greetings & Conversation (informal and formal)
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Hello / Hi (informal email) (conversational: all times of the day) Molo (singlular) Molweni (plural)
What's your name? Ngubani igama lakho?
My name is... Igama lam ngu...
thank you ndiyabulela / enkosi
How are you? Unjani? (singular) Kunjani? (plural)
I'm fine Ndiphilile
You're welcome Wamkelekile
Good evening Ubusuku obuhle
Good night Rhonani / Buthongo obumnandi
Goodbye To those staying: Sala kakuhle (singular) Salani kakuhle (plural)
To those departing: Hamba kakuhle/Uhambe kakuhle (singular)
Hambani kakuhle/Nihambe kakuhle (plural)
Dear... (formal letter or email) ...obekekileyo
Yours Sincerely... (formal letter or email) Owakho Ngenene
Kind Regards (casual letter or email) Ngemibuliso
Have a lovely day (friendly email or text) Ube nemini emyoli
Happy birthday Min'emnandi (yokuzalwa)
Season's Greetings Imibuliso Yelixesha Lonyaka
Merry Christmas IKrismesi eMnandi
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year Krisimesi emnandi nonyaka omtsha onamathamsanqa
Happy Easter Ube nePasika emnandi
I love you Ndiya kuthanda
yes ewe
no hayi
Dear Sir Madam, Mnu/Nkszk Ebekekileyo,
Title Iwonga
Miss (Miss.) Nkosazana (Nkszn.)
Mrs (Mrs.) Nkosikazi (Nkskz.)
Mrs/Ms (Ms.) Nkosazana/Nkosikazi (Nksz.)
Mister (Mr.) Mnumzana (Mnu.)
Advocate (Adv.) Advokhethi (Adv.) / uMmeli
Adjutant (Adj.) Mncedi-mphathi (Mncedi-mphathi.)
Brigadier (Brig.) Brigadiya (Brig.)
Captain (Capt.) Kapteni (Kapt.)
Colonel (Col.) Koloneli (Kol.)
Commander (Comd.) Nkumanda (Nkum.)
Commandant (Comdt.) Mphathi womzi wamajoni (Mphathi womzi wamajoni.)
Constable (Con.) Konstabhile (Kon.)
Corporal (Cpr.) Koporali (Kop.)
Doctor (Dr.) Gqirha (Gqr.)
Honour (Hon.) Hloniphekileyo (Hlon.)
Lieutenant (Lt.) Luthenenti (Lut.)
Major (Maj.) Meyija (Meyija.)
Matron (Matron.) Meytroni (Meytroni.)
Messieurs (Messrs.) Abanumzana (Abanumzana.)
Professor (Prof.) Njingalwazi (Njing.)
Reverend (Rev.) Mfundisi (Mfu.)
Sergeant (Sgt.) Sajini (Saj.)
Sister (Sr.) Mongi omkhulu (Mongi omkhulu.)
Other Omnye
Name Igama
   
Xhosa Colours
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Black Mnyama
White Mhlophe
Grey Ngwevu
Blue Bhlowu
Green Luhlaza
Yellow Tyheli / Mthubi
Orange Orenji
Red Bomvu
Maroon Mfusa
Brown Ntsundu
Pink Pinki
 
Xhosa Directions
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Directions Izalathiso
North eMntla
South eMzantsi
East eMpuma
West eNtshona
   
Xhosa Days of the Week
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Sunday iCawa
Monday uMvulo
Tuesday uLwesibini
Wednesday uLwesithathu
Thursday uLwesine
Friday uLwesihlanu
Saturday uMgqibelo
 
Xhosa Months of the Year
English Modern Xhosa - Traditional isiXhosa
January uJanuwari - eyoMqungu
February uFebhruwari - eyoMdumba
March uMatshi - eyoKwindla
April u-Apreli - uTshazimpuzi
May uMeyi - uCanzibe
June uJuni - eyeSilimela
July uJulayi - eyeKhala
August u-Agasti - eyeThupha
September uSeptemba - eyoMsintsi
October u-Okthobha - eyeDwarha
November uNovemba - eyeNkanga
December uDisemba - eyoMnga
*Anglicised isiXhosa Gregorian Calendar used for exact dates in some style guides i.e. 18 kuJulayi 1918.
*Traditional isiXhosa Gregorian Calendar used as a preference by first language speakers. Ubiquitously used. Interchangeable with anglicised months i.e. 18 kweyeKhala 1918.
 
Xhosa Seasons
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Spring iNtlakohlaza
Summer iHlobo
Autumn eKwindla
Winter uBusika
 
Xhosa Measurements of Time
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
second umzuzwana
minute umzuzu
minutes imizuzu
hour iyure
hours iiyure
day usuku
days iintsuku
week iveki
weeks iiveki
month inyanga
months iinyanga
year unyaka
years iminyaka
yesterday izolo
today namhlanje
tomorrow ngomso
   
Xhosa Medical Terminology
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
AIDS uGawulayo
abnormal qhelekanga
antiretroviral ichiza lokuthomalalisa ulwamvila lukagawulayo
birth weight ubunzima bosana oluzelweyo
bleeding ukopha
blood igazi
blood infection isifo esisulela igazi
breath umoya
cancer / sore umhlaza
care unakekelo/unonophelo
cervical umlomo wesizalo
cervical cytobrush ibrashi yokuthatha incindi kumlomo wesizalo
child, children umntwana, abantwana
clinic, clinics ikliniki, iikliniki
clinical trial ulingo lwezonyango
consent imvume
conception ukhulelo
contraception ukhuselo lokhulelo
death ukufa
disability ubudalwa / ukukhubazeka
drug ichiza
drugs amachiza
diabetes isifo seswekile
epilepsy isifo sokuxhuzula
examination uxilongo
food ukutya
genital ilungu lesizalo
germ, germs intsholongwane, iintsholongwane
handicap ukubandezeleka ngokomzimba
heart heart
health impilo
high blood pressure ukunyuka kwegazi
hospital isibedlele
HIV iNtsholongwane kaGawulayo / IHIV
HIV-infected wosuleleke yiNtsholongwane kaGawulayo
HIV+ uneNtsholongwane kaGawulayo
human immunodeficiency virus intshologwane kagawulayo
I am well Ndiphilile
I am not well Andiphilanga
illness isifo
immune cells iiseli zamajoni omzimba
immune system amajoni omzimba
infant imveku
infect ukosulela
infection usuleleko
injection, injections isitofu, izitofu
information ukwazisa
informed consent imvume eyazisiweyo
medical unyango
medical research uphando-nzulu lwezonyango
medication, medications iyeza, amayeza
miscarriage ukuphuma isisu
nausea isicaphu
nurse (n) umongi / umongikazi
nurse (v) onga / ukonga
operation, operations uqhaqho, iingqaqho
oxygen umoya ophefumlwayo
Pap Smear (papinocalaou smear) iPap Smear
participant umthathi-nxaxheba
pain iintlungu
painless alubuhlungwanga
patient isigulane
pill, pills ipilisi, iipilisi
plasma iplasma
problem ingxaki
problems iingxaki
procedures iinkqubo
protection ukhuselo
records iirekhodi
research uphando-nzulu
results iziphumo
sample isampuli / intwana
sanitation ugutyulo
sex isini
syphilis i-syphilis
study uphando / uphononongo
T-cell iT-cell
TB isifo sephepha
take blood utsalo-gazi
test, tests uvavanyo, iinvavanyo
therapy unyango
treatment unyango
twins amawele
ultrasound i-ultrasound
viral load umthamo wokondela kwentsholongwane
virus intsholongwane
visit undwendwelo
weight ubunzima
womb isibeleko
 
Xhosa Legal Terminology
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Courtroom
Legal Ngokomthetho
Law Umthetho
By-law Umthetho kamasipala
Bill UMthetho oYilwayo
Clause Umhlathi
Committee Ikomiti
Constitution Umgaqo-siseko
Confidentiality Ihlebo / Imfihlakalo
Conflict of interest Ingozi yedolo
Declaration Ubhengezo / Isibhambathiso / Isivumelwano
Disclosure Ukubhengeza
Fraud Ubuqhophololo
Usury Inzala engqithisileyo
Investigation Uphando
Plaintiff Ummangali
Resolved case Umba osonjululweyo
Unresolved case Umba ongasonjululwanga
Proxy Ummeli
Judiciary ICandelo leeNkundla
Mover Umphakamisi
Point of order Isiphakamiso sonqwanqwado
Proceedings Iinkqubo
Witness Ingqina
 
Consent Forms
Questionnaire Uxwebhu lwemibuzo
Informed consent form Ifomu yemvume eyazisiweyo
Marital status Isimo somtshato
Single Akutshatanga
Individual Umntu omnye / Isiqu / Ubuqu
Relationship Ngokozalwano
Partner Iqabane
Married Utshatile
Separated Wahlukene
Divorced Uqhawule umtshato / udivosile
Widowed Umhlolo (kazi) / Uswelekelwe liqabane
Widow Umhlolokazi
Widower Umhlolo
Family Usapho
Mother Umama
Father Utata
Husband Umyeni
Wife Inkosikazi
Child support / maintenance Inkxaso yabantwana / isondlo
Your rights Amalungelo akho
This is compulsory. Oku kusisinyanzeliso.
Waiver Ukunyenyiswa
Letter Ileta
Company name Igama lenkampani
Donation Amalizo / Inkxaso / Umnikelo
License Number INombolo yeLayisenisi
Terms and Conditions apply. Kukho imimiselo nemiqathango.
Contract expiry date Umhla wokuphela kwekontraka / Umhla wokuphela kwesivumelwano
Service Costs Iindleko zeeNkonzo
Signature Utyikityo
Sole proprietors Abanini abazimeleyo
   
Parliament
The House met at HH:MM INdlu idibene ngentsimbi ye-HH:MM
Motion Iziphakamiso
Notice of motion as moved by member Isaziso sesiphakamiso njengoko sinikezelwe lilungu
Motion of condolence Isiphakamiso sovelwano
Motion of congratulations Isiphakamiso sokuhlalelisa
Agreed to Kuvunyelwene ngaso
Objection Ndingaphesheya
Interjections Uwele-wele
Time expired Laphela ixesha
Order! Order! Inzwi! Inzwi!
Hear, hear. Injalo, injalo.
You may proceed Ungaqhuba
Inaudible Akavakali
New questions Imibuzo emitsha
vote ivoti
casting vote ivoti yokuqhawula ulingano
Debate concluded Igqityiwe ingxoxo
The House adjourned at HH:MM Indlu ichithakee ngo-HH:MM
   
ANNOUNCEMENTS, TABLINGS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS IZAZISO, IMICIMBI EZA KWANDLALWA NEENGXELO ZEEKOMITI
INTERPELLATIONS IINGXOXO EZIQHAWULISAYO ZENGCACISO
QUESTIONS FOR ORAL REPLY IMIBUZ EPHENDULWA NGOMLOMO
MOTIONS WITH NOTICE IZIPHAKAMISO EZIHAMBA NEZAZISO
MOTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE IZIPHAKAMISO EZINGAHAMBI NAZAZISO
EXPLANATION IN TERMS OF RULE XX INGCACISO NGOKOMGAQO XX
SUBJECT FOR DISCUSSION IMIXHOLO YENGXOXO
STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS IINTETHA ZAMALUNGU
SPEAKER USOMLOMO
DEPUTY SPEAKER USEKELA-SOMLOMO
PREMIER INKULUMBUSO
SECRETARY UNOBHALA
HON MEMBER ILUNGU ELIHLONIPHEKILEYO
MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE UMPHATHISWA WEZOLIMO
MINISTER OF EDUCATION UMPHATHISWA WEZEMFUNDO
MINISTER OF HEALTH UMPHATHISWA WEZEMPILO
MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY UMPHATHISWA WEZOKHUSELEKO LOLUNTU
MINISTER OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT UMPHATHISWA WOPHUHLISO LOLUNTU
MINISTER OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS UMPHATHISWA WOKUHLALISWA KOLUNTU
MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS UMPHATHISWA WEZOTHUTHO NEMISEBENZI YOLUNTU
MINISTER OF FINANCE, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM UMPHATHISWA WEZEMALI, UPHUHLISO LOQOQOSHO NOKHENKETHO
MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING UMPHATHISWA WOORHULUMENTE BAMAKHAYA, IMICIMBI YOKUSINGQONGILEYO NOCWANGCISO LOPHUHLISO
 
Xhosa Personal Details
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Please fill in your personal details. Nceda gcwalisa iinkcukacha zakho zokobuqu.
My home language is Ulwimi lwasekhaya / Ulwimi lweenkobe
Please tick one of the options Nceda khetha ibe nye kwezi
Initials Oonobumba bokuqala bamagama
First name Igama
First names Amagama okuqala
Surname Ifani
Known as Waziwa ngelika-
e-mail imeyile
Email address Idilesi ye-imeyile
Gender Isini
Birth date Umhla wokuzalwa
Deceased Uswelekile
Identification ISazisi
ID Number INombolo yeSazisi
Passport Number INombolo yencwadi yokundwendwela
RSA Drivers Licence ILayisenisi yokuqhuba yaseRSA
RSA ID Book INcwadi yesazisi yaseRSA
Business telephone no. INombolo yefowuni yomsebenzi.
Applicant's Signature Utyikityo lomfaki-sicelo
Tel (H) Umnxeba (Wasekhaya) / Ifowuni (Eyasekhaya)
Tel (W) Umnxeba (Wasemsebenzini) / Ifowuni (Yasemsebenzini)
Cell (C) iSelula / Selifowuni / Unomyayi
telephone ifowuni
Ext. i-Ext.
Physical address Idilesi yokuhlala
Post Iposi
Postal address Idilesi yeposi
Postal Code Ikhowudi yeposi
new cell number inombolo entsha yeselifowuni
new e-mail address idilesi entsha yeimeyile
new postal address idilesi yeposi entsha
new surname ifani entsha
What is your occupation? Wenza msebenzi mni?
Work Eyomsebenzi
Monthly income Umvuzo wenyanga
Good credit record Irekhodi yobutyala encomekayo
Home owner Unendlu yakho
Home status Isimo sasekhaya
Place of birth Indawo yokuzalwa / indawo ozalelwe kuyo
Residence Indawo yokuhlala
Occupation Uhlobo lomsebenzi
Employed Oqeshiweyo
Race/Population group Uhlanga
Religion Inkolo
Gender Isini
(Office use only) (Yeyeofisi kuphela)
 
Xhosa Banking Details
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Authorised credit provider Umboneleli ngetyala oseMthethweni
CREDIT PROVIDER UMBONELELI NGETYALA
Reg. No. INombolo yobhaliso.
Financial services Iinkonzo zemali
BANKING DETAILS IINKCUKACHA ZEBHANKI
Beneficiary Umxhamli
Bank Ibhanki
Account Type Uhlobo lwe-Akhawunti
Account Number Inombolo ye-Akhawunti
Branch Isebe
Branch Code Ikhowudi yesebe
Beneficiary Ref No. Inombolo yoLwalathiso yoMxhamli
Amount Isambuku
Opening Balance Intsalela yokuvula iakhawunti
Closing statement balance Intsalela yokuvala ingxelo ngemali
Monthly statements Iingxelo zenyanga
Your statement Ingxelo yakho
Statement Ingxelo
Statement date Umhla wengxelo
Statement fees Iimali zeNgxelo
Account queries Imibuzo malunga neAkhawunti
Bad debt Ityala elingaphathwanga kakuhle
Transactions Ukusetyenziswa
Transaction fee Imali yokusebenzisa
Cheque payment Intlawulo ngeTshekhi
Electronic payment Intlawulo eyenziwa eKhompyutheni
Internet banking Ukubhanka ngeInthaneti
Cash discount Isaphulelo semali eziinkozo
Interest adjustment Ukunyenyiswa kwenzala
Lost or stolen card? Ikhadi elilahlekileyo okanye elibiweyo?
 
Xhosa Marketing & Promotional Material
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
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Congratulations Huntshu
DID YOU KNOW! UBUSAZI NA!
Marketing Promotion Ukupapashwa kweZibhengezo
Funeral Benefit Plan Isicwangciso seSibonelelo soMngcwabo
eGift Voucher iVawutsha esiSipho
Air Time Umoya weselifowuni
Air Time Cost Iindleko zoMoya weSelifowuni
Purchases Free Izinto ezithengiweyo zifunyenwe simahla
Lay-by commission Imali efumanekayo ngempahla ebekelwe bucala
Re-apply Faka isicelo kwakhona
Code Ikhowudi
Staff name Igama lomsebenzi
Staff number Inombolo yomsebenzi
For store use only Yeyeofisi kuphela
General queries Imibuzo ngokubanzi
 
Xhosa Mathematical Terminology
Xhosa Numerals 1-100
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
one nye
two mbini
three ntathu
four ne
five hlanu
six thandathu
seven sixhenxe
eight bhozo
nine lithoba
ten lishumi
eleven lishumi elinanye
twelve lishumi elinambini
thirteen lishumi elinesithathu
fourteen lishumi elinesine
fifteen lishumi elinesihlanu
sixteen lishumi elinantandathu / ishumi elinesithandathu
seventeen lishumi elinesixhenxe
eighteen lishumi elinesibhozo
nineteen lishumi elinesithoba / ishumi elinethoba
twenty amashumi amabini
twenty one amashumi amabani ananye
twenty two mashumi amabini anesibini
twenty three amashumi amabini anesithathu
twenty four amashumi amabini anesine
twenty five amashumi amabini anesihlanu
twenty six amashumi amabini anesithandathu
twenty seven amashumi amabini anesixhenxe
twenty eight amashumi amabini anesibhozo
twenty nine amashumi amabini anethoba
thirty amashumi amathathu
thirty one amashumi amathathu ananye
forty amashumi amane
fifty amashumi amahlanu
sixty amashumi amathandathu
seventy amashumi asixhenxe
eighty amashumi asibhozo
ninety amashumi alithoba
one hundred ikhulu
one thousand iwaka
one million isigidi
   
once kanye
twice kabini
thrice kathathu
four times kane
five times kahlanu
six times kathandathu
seven times kasixhenxe
eight times kasibhozo
nine times kalithoba
ten times kalishumi
 
Xhosa Publishing Terminology
Xhosa School Books
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Teacher's Guide IsiKhokelo sikaTitshala
Learner's Book INcwadi yoMfundi
Workbook INcwadi yokusebenzela
Grade iBanga
 
Xhosa Publishing - School Subjects
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Arts and Culture EzobuGcisa neNkcubeko
Economic and Management Sciences INzululwazi ngezoQoqosho noLawulo
Life Orientation IziFundo ngezoBomi
Life Skills IZakhono zoBomi
Literacy ILitherasi
Mathematics IMathematika
Numeracy INyumerasi
Natural Sciences INzululwazi ngezeNdalo
Social Sciences INzululwazi ngezeNtlalo
 
Xhosa Publishing - Textbook Units
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Term Ikota
Unit iYunithi
Units iiYunithi
Activity Umsetyenzana
Lesson Isifundo
page iphepha
pages amaphepha
 
Xhosa Publishing - Curriculum Headings
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Assessment Uhlolo / Ukuhlola
Informal Assessment UHlolo olungekho Sikweni
Classroom management Ulawulo lwegumbi / Ulawulo lweklasi
Programme of Assessment INkqubo yokuHlola
Resources Izixhobo zokusebenza / Izixhobo zoncedo
Learning Programme iNkqubo yokuFunda
Systemic assessment Uhlolo olusisiseko
Integration Unxulumaniso
 
Xhosa Mathematical Operators
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
addition ukudibanisa
subtraction ukuthabatha
multiplication uphindaphindo
multiply ukuphindaphinda
division ulwahlulo
divide ukwahlula
 
Xhosa Units of Measurement
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
length ubude
width ububanzi
litre ilitha
litres iilitha
metre imitha
hectare ihekthare
Rands IiRandi
Cents IiSenti
 
Xhosa Mathematical Objects
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
object into
circle isangqa
circles izangqa
square isikweri
triangle unxantathu
cylinder isilinda
rectangle uxande
sphere ingqukumba
 
Xhosa Mathematical Measurements
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
size ubukhulu
sides amacala
corner ikona
symmetry ulingano-macala
 
Xhosa Technology Vocabulary
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
cellphone/mobile iselula / iselifowuni / unomyayi
computer ikhompyutha
laptop ikhompyutha ephathwayo / ilaptophu
mouse Impuku / imawusi
wireless unxibelelwano olungenazintambo
printer iprinta
cable ikheyibhuli
Xhosa Environmental Terminology
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) UHLOLO LWEMPEMBELELO YENDALO (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (EIA)
(accompany with English on first usage)
REVIEW PERIOD OF THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORTS ISITHUBA SEXESHA SOKUJONGWA KWAKHONA KWEENGXELO ZEMPEMBELELO YENDALO YOKUGQIBELA
Environmental Division Isebe lezeNdalo
 
Xhosa Schools Vocabulary Wordlist
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
calendar ikhalenda
teaspoon itispuni
bar code amagabelomfihlo / ibhakhowudi
question umbuzo
answer impendulo
crayons iikhrayoni
games imidlalo
school isikole
plants izityalo
livestock imfuyo
municipality umasipala
   
Xhosa Mining Terminology
English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
coal amalahle
diamond, diamonds idayimane, iidayimane
feasibility study luphononongo lokuba nokwenzeka
filtration ukuhluza
gold igolide
gold equivalent igolide eqhelekileyo
Lonmin strike uqhankqalazo lwase-Lonmin
milling lukusila / ukuguba
Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA) uMthetho wezeMpilo noKhuseleko kwezeMigodi (MHSA)
mineral resource izimbiwa
Minerals Act (The South African Minerals Act, No 50 of 1999) uMthetho wezeZimbiwa (uMthetho wezeZimbiwa waseMzantsi Africa, Nombolo 50 ka-1999)
palladium ipalladiyam
platinum iplatinam
reef uqaqa lwaselwandle / iseyile esongwayo
shaft umngxunya womgodi
strike uqhankqalazo
working conditions iimeko ekuphangelwa phantsi kwazo
 
Xhosa Translations for Famous Quotes & Proverbs
Nelson Mandela: "Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.” UTata uNelson Mandela: "Ukufa yinto engenakuthiwani bani. Xa umntu sele elufezile olwakhe ugqatso, elusebenzele uluntu nelizwe lakhe, anganduluka aye kuphumla ngoxolo. Ndiyakholwa ke ukuba ndizenzile ezo nzame, kwaye kungoko ke, nam ndiya kulala ukuthula."
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." UTata uNelson Mandela: "Ukuba uthetha nomntu ngolwimi aluqondayo, oko kuya ngqo entloko. Kodwa ukuba uthetha naye ngolwimi lwakhe ncakasana, oko kuya ngqo entliziyweni."
Charlemagne: "To have another language is to possess a second soul." UCharlemagne: "Ukuba nolunye ulwimi kufana nokuba nomphefumlo wesibini."
Matthew 6:34: Don't be bothered about tomorrow. Tomorrow will be bothered about itself."
Biblical Greek: Μὴ οὖν μεριμνήσητε εἰς τὴν αὔριον, ἡ γὰρ αὔριον μεριμνήσει τὰ ἑαυτῆς.
UMatewu 6:34: "Musa ukuzihlupha ngengomso, kuba ingomso liyakuzikhathaza ngezalo izinto."
Mahatma Gandhi: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." UMahatma Gandhi: "Kufanele ube yile nguquko onqwenela ukuyibona emhlabeni."
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." U-Aristotle: "Bonke abakhe bazibandanya kubugcisa bokuphatha abantu banesiqinisekiso sokuba impumelelo yesizwe ixhomekeke ikakhulu ekufundiseni ulutsha."
Chinese Proverb: “Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.” "Ndixelele, ndiza kulibala, ndibonise, ndisenokulibala, ndibandakanye, ndiza kuqonda."
Leonard Cohen: "Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove. Dance me to the end of love." ULeonard Cohen: "Ndiphakamise okwesebe lomnquba ube lihobe elindikhokelela ekhaya. Danisa nam kude kube sekupheleni kothando."
 
Xhosa Given Names and their Meanings
Meaning in English Xhosa Women's Names
Gratitude Nombulelo
Purity Cwengile
A New Girl Ntombentsha
Girl of Peace Ntomboxolo
Girl of Hope Nomathemba
Girl who brought Rain Nomvula
Be Happy Onwaba
We are happy together Vuyiswa
A Gift Nolubabalo
Happiness Vuyelwa
   
Meaning in English Xhosa Men's Names
Love Thando
We Love Thandolwethu
Trust Themba
Trust in the Lord Thembinkosi
Be in Peace Xolani
Consoler Mthuthuzeli
Tranquility Ngcwengo
Purify Cwenga
Family Lusapho
Be Happy Vuyani
A Gift Sipiwo
We have increased Mawande
Pillar Ntsika
   
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