What does ndoni mean in zulu?
indoni yamanzi means a beautiful black stone or a beautiful black woman
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Answer The process of aerial navigation involved taking repeated position readings using everything from maps to celestial observation. Celestial fixes were made using star charts based on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The Army Air Forces adopted it not only for navigation but also for timing its worl…dwide operations. World War II navigators lived by it. Their premission "time hacks" took on the solemnity of religious rituals, and GMT bound the faithful together like some secret password. Army Air Forces navigators from Italy to the Far East could tell you to the second what time it was in that little town near London.Since Greenwich, England is the site of the "zero meridian," they called GMT "Zero Time" or simply "Z- Time." In the phonetic alphabet that the flyers of the time used to make themselves understood on their radios, "Z" became "Zebra." When the alphabet was changed, the call sign became "Zulu." ( Full Answer )
The Zulu (South African English and isiZulu: amaZulu) are a South African ethnic group of about 10 million people who live mainly in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa . Small numbers also live in Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Mozambique. Their language, isiZulu, is a Bantu language; more specific…ally, part of the Nguni subgroup. The Zulu Kingdom played a major role in South African History during the 19th and 20th centuries. Under apartheid, Zulu people were classed as second-class citizens and severely discriminated against. Today, they are the most numerous ethnic group in South Africa, and have equal rights along with all other citizens. For a more detailed look, go to the following site. http://www.answers.com/zulus?gwp=11&ver=188.8.131.529&method=3 Personally for me, they will always be known as the magnificent warriors! ( Full Answer )
In relation to the universal Zulu nation it means, "the Heavens" and "strength in numbers". Zulu was the founder of the Zulu nation which means Heaven, his mother playing a big role.
Shaka was well known due to the fact that he rose from a second class status to unite a nation and a people and to create an empire that rivaled Napoleon at the same time, gaining military victories over the great British army, at the time the most powerful empire on earth. He was the greatest Afric…an military strategist, ever. If he commanded hiswarriors to leap off a cliff to their deaths, they would not hesitate. He was a brilliant leader, King of the Zulu Nation and was obeyed without question. Shaka was well known mostly of his bravery and rose to prominence after he defeated King Zwide of the Ndwandwe nation at the time the most feared of the Nguni nations. He taught his warriors to be fearless in battle even facing the bullets they could never ever retreat and also Shaka was very wise ahead of his time. ( Full Answer )
According to Wikipedia, "the word muti is derived from the Zulu word for tree, of which the root is -thi." It also says that "this noun is of the umu / imi class, consequently the singular (tree) is rendered Umuthi and plural (trees) is Imithi. Since the pronunciation of the initial vowel of this um…u / imi class of Zulu noun, is unstressed, the singular Umuthi is sometimes heard as 'Muthi'. The word is rendered as muti due to the historical effects of British Colonial spelling." ( Full Answer )
the zulu war was caused by the british because Dutch "Boers" took over a port and named it cape town. then the boers moved into zulu territory and found out the were sitting on a gold mine! word got around and war broke out
The Zulu War was between the Zulu tribes and the British troops. The British were trying to overtake the southern part of South Africa and the Zulu's tried to stop it and they succesfully did so. War lasted from 1878 to 1879
kuphi. That's if you say for example: Uhlala kuphi ? Or you can use the suffix - phi . Like Uhlala phi ? or Uya phi ?
The Zulu people (amaZulu) are a African tribe found in SouthernAfrica. Their history dates back back to the early 1700's and was formedout of a number of Bantu tribes that had migrated down the eastcoast of Africa. The name, Zulu means heaven or sky, so they are often referred toas "people of the s…ky". During the 1800's and 1900's they gained notoriety for theirbattles against the early Dutch and English settlers in SouthernAfrica, as well as defeat of the British Army at the Battle ofIsandlwana. ( Full Answer )
Very, very bravely. A fierce, martial nation of South Africa , their great leaders were King Chaka & later Cetchewayo. (Played in the great film Zulu by Gatcha Butelezi) That these tribesmen would destroy a modern armed column as they did at Isandlwana & fight as they did on the same day at Rorkes …Drift with great military skill & bravery is testament to their determination & leadership. Principally their equipment was a hide shield & a short, stabbing spear. Tactically they used envelopment, the horns surrounding their enemy to the flanks, the enemy drawn into the loins of a bull buffalo. Isanlwana & Rorkes Drift were in 1879: The latter being conspicuous in British Military History with the award of no less thn 11 VCs in one action. One man who survived the former, one Horace Smith-Dorien went on to become a General in WW1. ( Full Answer )
In South Africa Most Zulus live in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Province of South Africa. But many have moved to find work in major cities in other parts of South Africa such as Johannesburg.
Shaka kaSenzangakhona (c. 1787 - c. 22 September 1828), also knownas Shaka Zulu , was the most influential leader of the ZuluKingdom..
About 36 million of the world's population speak the language centered in countries like South Africa, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The list of countries that have speakers of the Zulu language is vast. Diplomatic services across the world insure that most languages are spoken across the span of… the earth, ( Full Answer )
He was the founder of the Zulu nation in South Africa. Shaka (ca. 1878 - 1828) turned his small Zulu clan into a formidable force by overpowering neighbouring clans, establishing his kingdom and ruling with absolute power.
Zulu and Xhosa are tribes in South Africa. Xhosa and Zulu are two of the eleven official languages in South Africa. Before they were Zulu and Xhosa they were Ngunis. these two are the largest Nguni nations in South Africa their languages which are related are the mostly spoken.
Zulu time is the military term for Greenwich Mean Time. It is the time in Greenwich, England. So if you are underway on a ship at sea, and all of the Navy uses GMT, if you say, "at 1900 hrs Zulu we are going to ........" Then all the forces anywhere in the world can know that at 1900 Zulu this will …occur and they will all be on the same page no matter what time zone they are in. 1900 Zulu is the same time in the Pacific as it is in the Atlantic. ( Full Answer )
Shaka Zulu was a Zulu prince, he became king after his dad died in 1827.
The Zulu have lived in Africa for many thousands of years. It is believed they arrived in southern Africa about two thousand years ago. Today, the Zulu are the largest ethnic group in South Africa, numbering close to twelve million people. Their language is Zulu, part of the Bantu language group,… and is an official language of, and the most widely spoken language in, South Africa today. ( Full Answer )
Chaka Zulu was a king of South Africa.He was cruel and didn't like anyone.But he was an amazin worior and had religious magical powers.
The best way to improve your language skills in any language is simply to speak the language every day. Otherwise, you can try taking a course in Zulu at a university.
a dog zulu is a black dog who has rabies aND HAS A FREIND CALLED ROBBIE LOL a dog in zulu is called inja.
I believe it was around 400, maybe less. some sources say 200, some go to as high as 600.
Today, the Zulu population is about 10 to 11 million. The live inSouthern Africa in the province of KwaZulu in the nation of Natal.
Despite popular belief, Zulu people aren't that tall and are actually quite short being on average about 5ft.
Zulu time is based on a 24 hour system, there is no am or pm. 6am is the same as 0600h 11:59 am is the same as 1159h 1pm is the same as 1300h 5pm is the same as 1700h 9pm is the same as 2100h 11:59pm is the same as 2359h
Shaka went to school on the plains and hills of southern Africa, later known as Natal.
Burial: Couper Street Monument Stanger KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa Plot: Monument on Couper Street, the main entrance to Stanger
Traditional Zulu clothing is made out of fibers like straw and cotton as well as animal hides. Zulu women traditionally cover their heads, wearing distinctive straw hats, as a sign of respect. Traditional Zulu clothing is very colorful and almost always incorporates bead work. Some bead work has sym…bolic meaning within the Zulu culture. The Zulu names for some items of traditional clothing are: . isicholo, a wide straw hat worn by women, especially mature women . isidwaba, a pleated cowhide skirt, sometimes decorated with beads . uhbulahlu, bead work like headdresses and necklaces . amabheshu, a "backward apron" made of animal hide, worn by men. For more information, see the page links, further down this page, listed under Related Links. ( Full Answer )
The 1964 film " Zulu" is about the native Zulu's attack upon British forces at Rorke's Drift in 1879 . The film starred Michael Cain and Jack Hawkins among others . It was a significant defeat of a modern British army by a indigenous/native force .
Yes. All plants and animals - including humans - have slightly different DNA. This results in physical variations.
Yes, two half-brothers, Dingane and Mhlangana, who murdered him later in 1828 when his actions became too out-of-hand. Also Sigujana (killed to take the throne in 1816), Nomcomba (sister), Ngwate & Mpande (younger brothers)
Blue is loyalty, yellow is jealousy, red is tears and desire ,and black is Mourning, loneliness and disappointment
On the East Coast of South Africa in a region called Kwazulu- Natal. Main big city is Durban , and they still live there. Current king is King Goodwill Zwelitini
I'm not sure that Zulus see sex in the same way you do. But like any culture, there are probably some who are primarily attracted to others of the same sex.
Because it's +- 0 (Zero) hours GMT. Since the phonetic alphabet pronunciation of "Z" is "Zulu," it's called Zulu time.
Technically the Zulu people were not colonized, their land wasthough for a stage, by the British.
Beautiful Attractive to look at: -babazeka (or) -bukeka [v.] Very good or pleasant: -hle [adj.]
Zulus lived in homesteads instead of villages. their homesteads were known as the umuzi. it was surrounded by a hedge made of several beehive like nuts known as kroal's. they were also built from flexible saplings and thatched grass were laid on top strapped down by grass ropes. the floor inside was… made of cow dung and clay. the homestead (umuzi) was built in the shape of a circle and is only owned by a single family. ( Full Answer )
0 = iqanda. 1 = ukunye. 2 = isibili. 3 = kuthathu. 4 = okune. 5 = isihlanu.; 6 = isithupa. 7 = isikhombisa. 8 = isihyagolombili. 9 = isihyagloluyne. 10 = ishumi
The Zulu were a warrior people who fought the surrounding tribes,Boers and the British most famous chief was Shaka's was murdered by his brother before the British arrived.Dingane was their leader in fighting the British.They are a noble and friendly people.
according to my understanding a word baba can be varied to a purpope of using, firstly is that a male parent who brought u in this world and we as zulu's often use it when we actually pray meaning we call god baba.
The Zulus emerged from the Bantu speaking groups of African people, who migrated south from East Africa, perhaps as early as the 11th Century A.D. Zulu was the name of the ancestor who founded the Zulu royal line in about 1670. The Zulu people are still going strong. They are estimated to make up 2…2% of the 45 million population of South Africa. ( Full Answer )
He was assassinated, dumped in a grain pit which was covered with stones and mud. The exact site is not known, bu thought to be in Stanger, South Africa
Did you ever find the song ?? i have been looking for it too - i believe the artist to be Tommy Dell (South Africa)
The highest concentration of Zulus is in the province of KwaZulu Natal of South Africa.
The Zulu language ( isiZulu ) has no such word and the element "-toni" does not occur anywhere in the language - it is always "-doni" in native words. The element "Jan-" only occurs in the adopted word uJanuwali, taken from English January. Jantoni is more likely to be an adaptation of an English… name (perhaps Anthony?). ( Full Answer )
What do the Swahili or Zulu lyrics in the background of can you feel the love tonight from the Lion king mean?
Here's an example: Can you feel the love tonight? (Lalela thuli) The peace the evening brings? (Lalela thuli) The world for once, in perfect harmony, with all its living things... (Lalela lelando/lelandu we) It would be the same with all languages of the song. Also, it's Zulu, not Swahili.
"Do you want to marry me?" in Zulu would be "Uyafuna ukushadanami?" There are about 10 million Zulu speakers in the world, most of whom hail from South Africa.
Depends on what you're looking for there. In some ways Shaka didn't create it, his mentor and friend Dingiswayo did. While Shaka was growing up and moving from pillar to post Dinigiswayo was king of the Mthethwa tribe, he bagan building a confederacy of all the neighbouring clans. Shaka when he reac…hed the age was introduced into his armies, with his military brain Shaka quickly climbed the ranks to be regimental commander and introduced his total war creed. When Shakas father, Senzengakhona, died in 1816 dinigiswayo dispatched Shaka to the zulu royal kraal (homestead) to claim the throne from his brother Sigujana. It's not entirely clear if Shaka killed Sigujana himself or had some one do it for him, but that's how he got the throne. As king of the Zulus Shaka remained in the service of Dingiswayo. However Dinigiwasyo was murdered during preparations for a campaign against the Ndwandwe tribe. It could be said that for Shaka to take control and win the war he had Dingiswayo killed, but more evidence points to Ndwandwe influence. Anyway with the death of Dingiswayo and Shaka being the regimental commander the power of the army was passed to him and as king of the Zulus he became the most powerful clan leader. Shaka continued the work Dinigiswayo started but the name Zulu and not Mthethwa became the name of the nation. ( Full Answer )
Zulu time is also knows as Universal Coordinated Time. It is usually expressed in terms of a 24 hour clock. Zulu time is the primary time standard used by the military.