What is a spring in isiXhosa?

What is a spring in isiXhosa?

The seasons in isiXhosa. Seasons – amaxesha onyaka (literally “times of the year”, singular “ixesha lonyaka”) Spring – intlakohlaza (from “entla kohlaza”, meaning before or ahead of the greenery). When the grass shoots. Summer – ihlobo (sameness).

How do you count in Xhosa?

A: Inye – zimbini – zintathu – zine – zintlanu – zintandathu – zisixhenxe – zisibhozo – lithoba – lishumi – Amaranti alikhulu – Amarandi angamakhulu amabini. (Counting R10 notes): One – two – three – four – five – six – seven – eight – nine – ten – one hundred Rand – two hundred Rand.

Where is Xhosa from?

South Africa
Xhosa, formerly spelled Xosa, a group of mostly related peoples living primarily in Eastern Cape province, South Africa. They form part of the southern Nguni and speak mutually intelligible dialects of Xhosa, a Bantu language of the Niger-Congo family.

What is June Isixhosa?

June – EyeSilimela (month of the Pleiades) July – EyeKhala (month of the aloes) August – EyeThupha (month of the buds) September – EyoMsintsi (month of the coast coral tree)

What are Xhosa numbers?

Numbers in Xhosa (isiXhosa)

Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 inye okokuqala
2 zimbini okwesibini
3 zintathu okwesithathu
4 zine okwesine

How do you write isiXhosa?

Xhosa (/ˈkɔːsə, ˈkoʊsə/, Xhosa pronunciation: [kǁʰóːsa]) also isiXhosa as an endonym, is a Nguni Bantu language and one of the official languages of South Africa and Zimbabwe.

How do you say seven in Xhosa?

Information about counting in Xhosa, a Bantu language spoken in South Africa and Lesotho….Numbers in Xhosa (isiXhosa)

Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
7 isixhenxe okwesixhenxe
8 sisibhozo okwesibhozo
9 lithoba okwesithoba
10 lishumi okweshumi

What can I say in Xhosa?

Useful Xhosa phrases

English isiXhosa (Xhosa)
Welcome Wamkelekile
Hello (General greeting) Molo (sg) Molweni (pl)
How are you? Unjani? (sg) Ninjani? (pl)
Reply to ‘How are you?’ Ndiphilile enkosi, unjani wena? (sg) Ndiphilile enkosi, ninjani nina? (pl)

What are the AmaMpondo characteristics?

AmaMpondo are perceived as stubborn and resisted the Bantu Authorities Act that proposed the segregation and transfer of blacks to their independent homelands.