Translation
  English   Siswati (Swati)  
🗨 Conversation:
Learn with people
↔️ Inkhulumo:
Fundza ngebantfu
🗨
💁 Anatomy:
Learn with your body
↔️ Sifundvomtimba:
Fundza ngemtimba wakho
💁
🎓 Chess:
Learn with your mind
↔️ I-Chess:
Fundza ngengcondvo yakho:
🎓
Dating:
Learn with your heart
↔️ Kucitsa sikhatsi ndzawonye:
Fundza ngenhlitiyo yakho
         
🗨 Conversation:
Learn with people
👇 Inkhulumo:
Fundza ngebantfu
🗨
👤 Hello!
(person)

Sawubona!
(umuntfu)

👤
👥 Hello!
(group)

Sawubona!
(licembu)

👥
🙋 How are you?

Unjani?

🙋
🙆 I'm fine, thanks.

Ngiyaphila, ngiyabonga.

🙆
🙍 I could be better.

Kutawulunga.

🙍
🙋 And you?

Wena ke?

🙋
🙆 I am well.

Ngiyaphila.

🙆
👤 Goodbye
(person staying)

Salakahle
(umuntfu uyahlala)

👤
👪 Goodbye
(group staying)

Salakahle
(licembu liyahlala)

👪
👤 Goodbye
(person leaving)

Hamba kahle (umuntfu uyahamba)

👤
👪 Goodbye
(group leaving)

Salakahle
(Licembu liyahamba)

👪
         
💁 Anatomy:
Learn with your body
↔️ Sifundvomtimba:
Fundza ngemtimba wakho
💁
👧 Head

Inhloko

👧
👁 Eye, Eyes

Liso, Emehlo

👁
👂 Ear, Ears

Indlebe, Tindlebe

👂
👃 Nose

Imphumulo

👃
👄 Mouth

Umlomo

👄
👅 Tongue

Lulwimi

👅
Hand, Hands

Sandla, Tandla

💪 Arm, Arms

Umkhono, Imikhono

💪
🚶 Leg, Legs

Linyawo, Tinyawo

🚶
👣 Foot, Feet

Umlente, Imilente

👣
         
🎓 Chess:
Learn with your mind
↔️ I-Chess:
Fundza ngengcondvo yakho
🎓
Chess Piece(s)

Tincetu te Chess

King

Inkhosi

Queen

Indlovukati

Rook (Castle)

Esigodlweni

Bishop

I-Bishop

Knight (Horse)

Lihhashi

Pawn (Soldier)

Lisotja

Board

Ibhodi

Square

Sikwele

Black

Mnyama

White

Mhlophe

Chess Move(s)

Indlela yekudlala i-Chess

Check!
From Persian Shah (King)

Caphela!

🏆 Checkmate!
From Persian Shah (King) + Māt (Dead)
Udliwe! 🏆
🗑 I take your piece.

Ngitsatsa lucetu lwakho.

🗑
‼️ Good move!

Udlale kahle!

‼️
I resign!

Ngihluliwe!

⚔️ Good luck for the game!

Ngikufisela inhlanhla yalomdlalo!

⚔️
🤝 Thank you for the game!

Ngiyabonga ngalomdlalo!

🤝
         
Dating:
Learn with your heart
↔️ Kucitsa sikhatsi ndzawonye:
Fundza ngenhlitiyo yakho
What's your name?

Ungubani ligama lakho?

📱 Can I get your number?

Ngingayitfola inombolo yakho?

📱
Would you like to get coffee?

Ungalitfokotela likhofi?

🍝 Would you like to go to dinner?

Ungasitfokotela sidlo santsambama?

🍝
🍹 Would you like to go for a drink?

Ungasitfokotela sinatfo?

🍹
💓 Yes, I would.

Yebo, ngingasitfokotela.

💓
💔 No, but thank you.

Cha, ngiyabonga.

💔
💖 You look beautiful.

Umuhle.

💖
💋 May I kiss you?

Ngingakucabuza?

💋
😍 I miss you.

Ngiyakukhumbula.

😍
😘 I miss you too.

Ngiyakukhumbula nami.

😘
I love you.

Ngiyakutsandza.

💗 I love you so much.

Ngikutsandza kakhulu.

💗
 
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