Zulu Pronouns

If you're trying to learn Zulu Pronouns which is also called isiZulu, check our courses about Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns... 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 Pronouns

Learning the Zulu Pronouns 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 Pronouns is in the structure of the grammar in Zulu.

Zulu pronouns include personal pronouns (refer to the persons speaking, the persons spoken to, or the persons or things spoken about), indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns (connect parts of sentences) and reciprocal or reflexive pronouns (in which the object of a verb is being acted on by verb's subject). Here are some examples:

English PronounsZulu Pronouns
Pronounsizabizwana
Imina
youwena
heyena
sheyena
wethina
theybona
memina
youwena
himyena
heryena
usthina
thembona
myyami
youryakho
hisyakhe
heryakhe
ouryethu
theiryabo
mineyami
yoursyakho
hisyakhe
hersyakhe
oursyethu
theirsyabo

Notice the structure of the Pronouns in Zulu.

List of Pronouns in Zulu

Below is a list of the Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns in Zulu placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Zulu vocabulary.

English PronounsZulu Pronouns
I speakngiyakhuluma
you speakuyakhuluma
he speaksuyakhuluma
she speaksuyakhuluma
we speaksiyakhuluma
they speakbayakhuluma
give mengineke
nika wena
give himnika yena
give hernika yena
give usnika thina
give themnika bona
my bookincwadi yami
your bookincwadi yakho
his bookincwadi yakhe
her bookincwadi yakhe
our bookincwadi yethu
their bookincwadi yabo

Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns have a very important role in Zulu. Once you're done with the isiZulu Pronouns, 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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