Nguni


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Ngu·ni

 (əng-go͞o′nē)
n. pl. Nguni or Ngu·nis
1. A member of a group of peoples of southern and southeast Africa, including the Swazi, Ndebele, Xhosa, and Zulu.
2. Any of the Bantu languages of the Nguni.

Nguni

(əŋˈɡuːnɪ)
n
(Languages) a group of Bantu languages of southern Africa, consisting chiefly of Zulu, Xhosa, and Swazi
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nguni - a group of southern Bantu languages
Bantoid language, Bantu - a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
Matabele, Ndebele - a Bantu language sometimes considered a dialect of Zulu
Swazi - a Bantu language closely related to Zulu
Xhosa - a Bantu language closely related to Zulu
Zulu - a Bantu language of considerable literary importance in southeastern Africa
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Their topics include the history of the Franconian tone contrast, grounding Nguni depressor effects, Livonian stod, and synchronic alterations between monophthongs and diphthongs in Franconian tone accent dialects: a metrical approach.
Founded in 2005, Qhubeka [meaning "to progress" or "to move forward" in the Nguni language] is meant to help people achieve more.
He does so by comparing several Nguni languages --especially isiZulu, isiXhosa and isiNdebele--over a long period of time along with contemporary interviews and linguistic corpora.
Qhubeka is an Nguni word that means "to carry on" , "to progress" , "to move forward" .
The Speaker made the remarks at the first public goat auctioning event in Nguni Market in Mwingi central.
Muchenje V, Dzama K, Chimonyo M, Raats JG and PE Strydom Meat quality of Nguni, Bonsmara and Aberdeen Angus steers raised on natural pasture in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
As the art and science of learning and teaching that is undergirded by humanity toward others, Ubuntugogy hinges upon the African philosophy and way of life called ubuntu--a word from the Southern African Nguni language family (IsiNdebele, IsiSwati/IsiSwazi, IsiXhosa, and IsiZulu) meaning humanity, fellow feeling, or kindness.
Relationship between nutritionally related blood metabolites and gastrointestinal parasites in Nguni Goats of South Africa.
Farm to abattoir conditions and their subsequent effects on behavioural and physiological changes and the quality of beef from extensively-reared Nguni and non-descript steers [PhD thesis].
This realization is congruent with the Southern African ethical philosophy of ubuntu (in the Nguni languages), or botho (in the Sotho and Tswana languages), which expresses self or humanness in terms of relational and dialogic processes of becoming and in terms of an ethic of care for others (Harrison, Pithouse-Morgan, Conolly, & Meyiwa, 2012; Mkhize, 2004; Reddy, Meyer, Shefer, & Meyiwa, 2014).
ubuntu as it is known in the Nguni languages of southern African, only if (and even insofar as) one relates communally, by sharing a way of life with others and caring for their qualify of life.
Incidentally, tetanus does not have a universally accepted name in the Sotho and Nguni languages.