Learn Xitsonga

 
English
Xitsonga (Tsonga)
 
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Conversation: Learn with people
Mbulavurisano: Dyondza hi vanhu
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Anatomy: Learn with your body
Xivumbeko xa miri: Dyondza hi miri wa wena
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Chess: Learn with your mind
Chese: Dyondza hi miehleketo ya wena
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Dating: Learn with your heart
Ku humesana: Dyondza hi mbilu ya wena
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Top 10 Interview Questions: Learn for success
Swivutiso swa 10 ra le Henhlahenhla swa Inthavhiyu: Dyondzela ku humelela
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๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Translation Services South Africa   Vukorhokeri bya Vuhundzuluxeri bya Afrika-Dzonga ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
         
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Conversation: Learn with people
Mbulavurisano: Dyondza hi vanhu
๐Ÿ—จ
๐Ÿ‘ค Hello! (person)
Xewani! (munhu) ๐Ÿ‘ค
๐Ÿ‘ฅ Hello! (group)
Xewani! (ntlawa) ๐Ÿ‘ฅ
๐Ÿ™‹ How are you?
Ku njhani? ๐Ÿ™‹
๐Ÿ™† I'm fine, thanks.
Ndzi pfukile, ndza khensa. ๐Ÿ™†
๐Ÿ™ I could be better.
Ndza antswa. ๐Ÿ™
๐Ÿ™‹ And you?
Wena ke? ๐Ÿ™‹
๐Ÿ™† I am well.
Ndzi pfukile. ๐Ÿ™†
๐Ÿ‘ค Goodbye (person staying)
Famba kahle (munhu loyi a salaka) ๐Ÿ‘ค
๐Ÿ‘ช Goodbye (group staying)
Famba kahle (ntlawa lowu salaka) ๐Ÿ‘ช
๐Ÿ‘ค Goodbye (person leaving)
Sala kahle (munhu loyi a fambaka) ๐Ÿ‘ค
๐Ÿ‘ช Goodbye (group leaving)
Sala kahle (ntlawa lowu fambaka) ๐Ÿ‘ช
         
๐Ÿ’
Anatomy: Learn with your body
Xivumbeko xa miri: Dyondza hi miri wa wena
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๐Ÿ‘ง Head   Nhloko ๐Ÿ‘ง
๐Ÿ‘ Eye, Eyes   Tihlo, Mahlo ๐Ÿ‘
๐Ÿ‘‚ Ear, Ears   Ndleve, Tindleve ๐Ÿ‘‚
๐Ÿ‘ƒ Nose   Nhompfu ๐Ÿ‘ƒ
๐Ÿ‘„ Mouth   Nomu ๐Ÿ‘„
๐Ÿ‘… Tongue   Ririmi ๐Ÿ‘…
โœ‹ Hand, Hands   Xandla, Swandla โœ‹
๐Ÿ’ช Arm, Arms   Voko, Mavoko ๐Ÿ’ช
๐Ÿšถ Leg, Legs   Nenge, Milenge ๐Ÿšถ
๐Ÿ‘ฃ Foot, Feet   Nkondzo, Mikondzo ๐Ÿ‘ฃ
         
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Chess: Learn with your mind
Chese: Dyondza hi miehleketo ya wena
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โ™˜ Chess Piece(s)   (Tinconga ta) Nconga ya Chese โ™˜
โ™š King   Hosi โ™š
โ™› Queen   Nkosikazi โ™›
โ™œ Rook (Castle)   Rhuku (Khasele) โ™œ
โ™ Bishop   Bixopo โ™
โ™ž Knight (Horse)   Mbhongolo ya Vukosi (Hanci) โ™ž
โ™Ÿ Pawn (Soldier)   Phoni (Socha) โ™Ÿ
โ–ฉ Board   Bodo โ–ฉ
โ–จ Square   Xikwere โ–จ
โฌ› Black   Ntima โฌ›
โฌœ White   Basa โฌœ
โ‡… Chess Move(s)   (Mifambo ya) Mfambo wa Chese โ‡…
โš  Check! From Persian Shah (King)   Kamba! โš 
๐Ÿ† Checkmate! From Persian Shah (King) + Mฤt (Dead)   Kamba no pya! ๐Ÿ†
๐Ÿ—‘ I take your piece.   Ndzi teka nconga ya wena ๐Ÿ—‘
โ€ผ๏ธ Good move!   I mfambo wa kahle! โ€ผ๏ธ
โš‘ I resign!   Ndzi yimisa mavoko! โš‘
โš”๏ธ Good luck for the game!   Tinjombo eka ntlangu! โš”๏ธ
๐Ÿค Thank you for the game!   Ndza khensa ntlangu! ๐Ÿค
         
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Dating: Learn with your heart
Ku humesana: Dyondza hi mbilu ya wena
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โ“ What's your name?   Hi wena mani vito ra wena? โ“
๐Ÿ“ฑ Can I get your number?   Ndzi kombela ? ๐Ÿ“ฑ
โ˜• Would you like to get coffee?   Xana u tsakela ku kuma kofi? โ˜•
๐Ÿ Would you like to go to dinner?   Xana u tsakela ku ya edineni? ๐Ÿ
๐Ÿน Would you like to go for a drink?   Xana u tsakela ku ya kuma swo nwa? ๐Ÿน
๐Ÿ’“ Yes, I would.   Ina, ndza swi tsakela. ๐Ÿ’“
๐Ÿ’” No, but thank you.   E-e, kambe ndza khensa. ๐Ÿ’”
๐Ÿ’– You look beautiful.   U languteka u sasekile. ๐Ÿ’–
๐Ÿ’‹ May I kiss you?   Ndzi kombela ku ku tswontswa? ๐Ÿ’‹
๐Ÿ˜ I miss you.   Ndza ku khumbula. ๐Ÿ˜
๐Ÿ˜˜ I miss you too.   Na mina ndza ku khumbula. ๐Ÿ˜˜
โ™ฅ I love you.   Ndza ku rhandza. โ™ฅ
๐Ÿ’— I love you so much.   Ndza ku rhandza swinene. ๐Ÿ’—
         
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Top 10 Interview Questions: Learn for success
Swivutiso swa 10 ra le Henhlahenhla swa Inthavhiyu: Dyondzela ku humelela
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๐Ÿ‘ฉ Tell us about yourself?   Hi byele hi vuwena? ๐Ÿ‘ฉ
๐Ÿ‘ What are your main strengths?   Xana hi swihi leswi u swi kotaka ngopfu? ๐Ÿ‘
๐Ÿ‘Ž What are your weaknesses?   Xana hi swihi leswi u hlulekaka eka swona? ๐Ÿ‘Ž
โ€๐ŸŽ“ Why should we choose you for this job?   Hikwalahokayini hi fanele ku hlawula wena eka ntirho lowu? โ€๐ŸŽ“
๐Ÿ“ƒ What is your salary expectation?   Xana u langutela ku hola mali muni? ๐Ÿ“ƒ
โšฝ What are your hobbies outside of work?   Xana hi swihi swihungasi swa wena ehandle ka ntirho? โšฝ
๐Ÿ“ˆ Where do you see yourself in five years' time?   Xana u tivona u ri kwihi eka nkarhi wa ntlhanu wa malembe? ๐Ÿ“ˆ
๐Ÿ’ผ Why are you leaving your current job?   Hikwalahokayini u tshika ntirho wa wena wa nkarhi wa sweswi? ๐Ÿ’ผ
๐Ÿฆ Why do you want to work here?   Hikwalahokayini u lava ku tirha laha? ๐Ÿฆ
โ” Is there anything that you would like to ask me?   Xana ku na swihi kumbe swihi leswi u tsakelaka ku ndzi vutisa swona? โ”

 

Xitsonga Vocabulary

Formal Letter, Directions, Days of the Week, Months of the Year
English Formal Business Letter Xitsonga
Date: ๐Ÿ“… Siku:
Dear... ๐Ÿ“ Eka...
Yours Sincerely, ๐Ÿ“„ Wa wena hi ku titsongahata,
  Directions  
North โฎ™ N'walungu
South โฎ› Dzonga
East โฎš Vuxeni
West โฎ˜ Vupeladyambu
  Days of the Week  
Sunday   Sonto
Monday   Musumbunuku
Tuesday   Ravumbirhi
Wednesday   Ravurharhu
Thursday   Ravumune
Friday   Ravuntlhanu
Saturday   Mugqivela
  Months of the Year  
January   Sunguti
February   Nyenyanyana
March   Nyenyankulu
April   Dzivamisoko
May   Mudyaxihi
June   Khotavuxika
July   Mawuwani
August   Mhawuri
September   Ndzhati
October   Nhlangula
November   Hukuri
December   N'wendzamhala

 

 

Xitsonga will reach more South Africans than English in the Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces.

PROVINCE % SA GP KZ WC EC MP LP FS NC NW
English 10 13 13 20 6 3 2 3 3 4
Xitsonga 5 7       10 17     4

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Conversation, Anatomy, Chess, Dating, Interview Questions and Vocabulary

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