Zulu Nouns

If you're trying to learn Zulu Nouns which is also called isiZulu, check our courses about Nouns and Words... to help you with your Zulu grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Zulu. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Zulu Nouns

Learning the Zulu Nouns is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Zulu language. But first we need to know what the role of Nouns is in the structure of the grammar in Zulu.

Zulu nouns are words used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or abstract ideas. Nouns are usually the most important part of vocabulary. Here are some examples:

English NounsZulu Nouns
nounsamabizo
my carimoto yami
green carimoto eluhlaza satshani
three carsizimoto ezintathu
car garageigalaji lemoto
outside the carngaphandle kwemoto

Notice the structure of the Nouns in Zulu.

List of Nouns in Zulu

Below is a list of the Nouns and Words in Zulu placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Zulu vocabulary.

English NounsZulu Nouns
armingalo
backumhlane
cheeksizihlathi
chestisifuba
chinisilevu
earindlebe
elbowindololwane
eyeihlo/iso
faceubuso
fingerumunwe
fingersiminwe
footunyawo
hairunwele
handisandla
headikhanda
heartinhliziyo
kneeidolo
legumlenze
lipudebe
mouthumlomo
neckumqala
noseikhala
shoulderigxalaba
stomachisisu
teethamazinyo
thighithanga
throatumphimbo
thumbuthupha
toeuzwane
tongueulimi
toothamazinyo

Nouns and Words have a very important role in Zulu. Once you're done with the isiZulu Nouns, you might want to check the rest of our Zulu lessons here: Learn Zulu. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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