Find your perfect arrangement and access a variety of transpositions so you can print and play instantly, anywhere. The language of the Tsonga people and the dialects were put into print and the first books were published. Not all people are lucky to find the sense of their life. Ndza khensa swinene nseketelo wa wena, may God bless you from me sincerely. A whistling sound common in the language is written "sw" or "sv" in Zimbabwean ChiShona. The tattooing marks made on the back are known by the tattooer (not by the tattooed). Wa hemba – S/He is lying, Hi ta tirha siku hinkwaro – We will work all day, Tswa-Ronga dialects not considered part of the family include Pulana (Xipulana, Sepulane). For example, Valoyi and Luleke comprise the N'walungu dialect. It also has a distinction between allophones of vowels ranging from oral to nasal (e.g. Among these languages, three language groups can be identified. Chillness causes a girl to come back to her parents' house from her husband's house. U hembile – You lied, Va hembile – They lied. The sintu writing system, Isibheqe Sohlamvu/Ditema tsa Dinoko, also known technically in Xitsonga as Xiyinhlanharhu xa Mipfawulo,[10] is used for all Xitsonga varieties. The way an impala jumps, it influences its unborn child. An example of this is the letter "x" taken from Portuguese orthography, which is pronounced /ʃ/. -hlangana (meet), -hlasela (attack), -hleka (laugh). The Lord's Prayer as written in the Xitsonga Bible (Bibele). Ku fika – To arrive, The one who challenges buffaloes they will chase him. A secretive goat does not give birth in a midst. u ri yini? Do not mess up things when you do not need them, you will suffer when you need them. U nyamalarile – S/He – disappeared, Eyi poem ya wena eya nandziya sweneni..am learning tsonga at the moment and i am enjoyed reading it..big up to you. E.g. Tswa (Tshwa) dialects are Dzibi (Dzivi), Dzibi-Dzonga (Dzivi-Dzonga), Tshwa, Hlengwe (Lengwe, Lhenge), Khambani, Makwakwe-Khambani, Mandla, Ndxhonge, and Nhayi (Nyai, Nyayi). Baby put your arms around me. https://www.facebook.com/I.Love.RocknRollahttps://twitter.com/Rockn_s Most of very beautiful women they have bad habits. hi masiku ni masiku. Do not close the well after having drunk. To be given by Thomo (king's name) from heavenly parliament. There is no distinction between subject and object. In many instances the "ri" is often omitted and thus "ku" on its own can also mean "say". For "people of", they use either "Ba-" or "Va-". Gwamba (Gwapa) dialects are Bila (Vila), Djonga (Dzonga, Jonga), Hlanganu (Langanu, Nhlanganu), Hlave (Mbayi, Nkuna, Pai), Kande, Khosa, Luleke, N'walungu (Ngwalungu), Nkuma, Songa, Valoyi, Xika, and Xonga. Harries, P. 1987, The Roots of Ethnicity: Discourse and the Politics of Language Construction in South-East Africa, University of the Witwatersrand. Rhonga (commonly and wrongly spelt as Ronga) is one of the Tsonga languages. Love of my life, you've hurt me You've broken my heart and now you leave me Love of my life, can't you see? hoyi hoyi waswikota yana mahlweni na mintirho leyinene unga karhali. Lol. The main exception to this is the verb "ku ri" – "to say" It corresponds to "ti" in many other bantu languages. Amen. However, there are many dialects within the language that may not pronounce words as written. As the term Gwamba was unknown outside the Spelonken, Henri Berthoud recommended that the mission abandon the term and replace it with the widely accepted genericism, Tonga/Thonga. I love you with all my heart and all my … In the language of the Vatsonga themselves, the root never appears by itself. A child of a bad person, might be a very bad person. Words borrowed from other Nguni languages: Xitsonga uses the Latin alphabet. U nga sahi nsinya hi vuxika, u ta tshwa hi mumu hi malanga. Some dialects are subdialects but have been mentioned here for completeness. 185 Likes, 8 Comments - Scott Weiss (@scott_weiss12) on Instagram: “Happy Anniversary to the girl of my dreams and the love of my life! Previous Previous post: I miss you in xitsonga. The person you love with all your heart and would do anything for. If you do not raise your voice (in a form of a complaint), you will not be heard. You do not know what may happen when you have turned your back. Much of the history about the Tsonga people had been overlooked and thus much history regards the aftermath of the mfecane where the Nguni people overran many of the pre-existing African tribes of South Africa, Eswatini, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. The present tense is formed by simply using the personal pronoun along with the verb. Big up brother. There is no Gwamba dialect as Gwamba is another name for Xitsonga itself. Oxford definition. Ku nyamalala – To disappear, ( Log Out /  Wishing to bring interesting old things of old days to nowadays. Many consonants can be prenasalised as well. The standardization of the Xitsonga language as a result made it possible for the Tsonga people to develop a common way of speaking and writing. An antelope which is jumping around next to Mangulwe (dog's name), he will catch it. Ndzi fike tolo – I arrived yesterday, The click consonant sounds vary between dental and alveolar; [ᵏǀ, ᵏǀʰ, ᵏǀʷʰ, ᶢǀ, ᶢǀʷ] to [ᵏ!, ᵏ!ʰ, ᵏ!ʷʰ, ᶢ!, ᶢ!ʷ]. ("They see a chicken. Tsonga people and languages are: Chopi, Gwamba, Ndau, Ronga, Tonga and Tswa. [ə̃] is an allophone of /e/). Do not mess up things after using them, you might need them tomorrow. (What are they saying?). Perhaps she will read a … Let the hand go and let the hand come back. What is commonly referred to as "Shangana/Changana" is not a recognized language in South Africa and is not a dialect that falls within the Xitsonga language group, as its distinctiveness stems mainly from the use of the Nguni language and grammar. ndzi ri ka n'wina – I say to you all. It has been suggested that Zimbabwe's new constitution should include it as an official language. For example, the Tsonga bible uses the word "byela" (tell), pronounced bwe-la, however a large group of speakers would say "dzvela" instead. - Sexual passion. Mavito ya ndhavuko ya Xitsonga: Xitsonga traditional names: Mavito ya vanhu: People's names: Mavito ya Xitsonga: Xitsonga names: Mhaka leyi nga ololoxiwangiki: Unresolved case: Milorho ya kahle: Sweet dreams: Mundlwana wa liya: On the fourth day. Ndau (Ndzawu, Njao, Sofala, South-East Shona) dialects are Changa (Shanga, Xanga), Danda, Dondo, Gova, Ndau, and. 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