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Tshivenḓa

Conversation: Learn with people

emoji_people U davhidzana: Gudani nga vhathu

Anatomy: Learn with your body

accessibility Anathomi: Gudani nga muvhili waṋu

Chess: Learn with your mind

grid_on Chess: Gudani nga muhumbulo waṋu:

Dating: Learn with your heart

favorite U bvisana: Gudani nga mbilu yaṋu

Top 10 Interview Questions: Learn for success

how_to_reg Mbudziso dza 10 dza nṱha dza inthaviyu: Gudani u itela u bvelela

Translation Services South Africa

 

Tshumelo ya u Pindulela Afrika Tshipembe

Tshivenḓa will reach more South Africans than English in Limpopo.

 

Conversation: Learn with people emoji_people U davhidzana: Gudani nga vhathu
Hello! (person)
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Hurini! (muthu)
Hello! (group)
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Hurini! (tshigwada)
How are you?
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Hu ita hani?
I'm fine, thanks.
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Ndi hone, ndo livhuwa.
I could be better.
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Ndo vuwa zwavhuḓi.
And you?
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Inwi?
I am well.
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Nṋe ndo takala.
Goodbye (person staying)
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Ni tshimbile zwavhuḓi
Goodbye (group staying)
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Ni tshimbile zwavhuḓi
Goodbye (person leaving)
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Salani zwavhuḓi
Goodbye (group leaving)
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Hu tshimbilwe zwavhuḓi
     
Anatomy: Learn with your body accessibility Anathomi: Gudani nga muvhili waṋu
Head   Ṱhoho
Eye, Eyes   Iṱo, Maṱo
Ear, Ears   Nḓevhe, Nḓevhe
Nose   Ningo
Mouth   Mulomo
Tongue   Lulimi
Hand, Hands   Tshanḓa, Zwanḓa
Arm, Arms   Mukonwo, Mikonwo
Leg, Legs   Mulenzhe, Milenzhe
Foot, Feet   Lwayo, Nayo
     
Chess: Learn with your mind grid_on Chess: Gudani nga muhumbulo waṋu
Chess Piece(s) Zwipiḓa zwa Chess
King Khosi
Queen Khosikadzi
Rook (Castle) Pfamo
Bishop Bishopo
Knight (Horse) Bere
Pawn (Soldier) Swole
Board Bodo
Square Tshikwere
Black Tshitswu
White Tshitshena
Chess Move(s)   Matambele a Chess
Check! From Persian Shah (King)   Limuwani!
Checkmate! From Persian Shah (King) + Māt (Dead)   No kundwa!
I take your piece.   Ndi a ṱula.
Good move!   Matambele avhuḓi!
I resign!   Ndo kundwa!
Good luck for the game!   Mashudu mavhuya kha mutambo!
Thank you for the game!   Ndo livhuwa mutambo wavhuḓi!
     
Dating: Learn with your heart favorite U bvisana: Gudani nga mbilu yaṋu
What's your name?   Dzina ḽanu ndi nnyi?
Can I get your number?   Ndi nga wana luṱingo lwaṋu?
Would you like to get coffee?   Ni nga takalela u wana gofhi?
Would you like to go to dinner?   Ni nga takalela u ya tshiswiṱuloni?
Would you like to go for a drink?   Ni nga takalela u ya u wana tsha u nwa?
Yes, I would.   Ee, ndi nga zwi takalela.
No, but thank you.   Hai, fhedzi ndo livhuwa.
You look beautiful.   No nakesa.
May I kiss you?   Ndi nga ni mama?
I miss you.   Ndo ni ṱuvha.
I miss you too.   Na nṋe ndo ni ṱuvha.
I love you.   Ndi a ni funa.
I love you so much.   Ndi ni funa nga maanḓa.
     
Top 10 Interview Questions: Learn for success how_to_reg Mbudziso dza 10 dza nṱha dza inthaviyu: Gudani u itela u bvelela
Tell us about yourself?   Ri vhudzeni nga ha inwi muṋe?
What are your main strengths?   Ndi zwifhio zwine na zwi konesa?
What are your weaknesses?   Vhuṱudzeṱudze hanu ndi vhufhio?
Why should we choose you for this job?   Ndi ngani ri tshi fanela u nanga inwi kha mushumo uyu?
What is your salary expectation?   Ni khou lavhelela muholo mungafhani?
What are your hobbies outside of work?   Ni takalela u ita zwifhio musi ni si mushumoni?
Where do you see yourself in five years' time?   Ni ṱoḓa u ḓivhona ni ngafhi nga murahu ha miṅwaha miṱanu?
Why are you leaving your current job?   Ndi ngani ni tshi ṱoḓa ṱutshela mushumo une na vha nawo?
Why do you want to work here?   Ndi ngani ni tshi ṱoḓa u shuma fhano?
Is there anything that you would like to ask me?   Hu na zwine na tama u mmbudzisa?
  Formal Business Letter  
Date: calendar_today Datumu:
Dear... create Ha...
Yours Sincerely,   Wavho a Funeaho,
  Directions  
North Devhula
South Tshipembe
East Vhubvaduvha
West Vhukovhela
  Days of the Week  
Sunday   Swondaha
Monday   Musumbuluwo
Tuesday   Ḽavhuvhili
Wednesday   Ḽavhuraru
Thursday   Ḽavhuṋa
Friday   Ḽavhuṱanu
Saturday   Mugivhela
  Months of the Year  
January   Phando
February   Luhuhi
March   Ṱhafamuhwe
April   Lambamai
May   Shundunthule
June   Fulwi
July   Fulwana
August   Ṱhangule
September   Khubvumedzi
October   Tshimedzi
November   Ḽara
December   Nyendavhusiku
     

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