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    I would like to know the translations into isiZulu of the words, "The Dark Continent" and "Black City". Can anyone please help? Thanks!
    Last edited by Calixtus; 1st January 2015, 08:39.

  • #2
    Welcome to the forum.

    You may find this site helpful with translations

    https://isizulu.net/
    Freedom's just another word for 'nothing left to lose' ...

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    • #3
      For some reason, I can't seem to enter that particular website. Tried it before. Could anyone directly translate for me?

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      • #4
        If you're using Chrome, trying another browser. It opens in FireFox.

        Hope this helps...

        dark adj.
        devoid of light -hlwile [v.]
        become ~ -hlwa
        of a colour -mnyama [rel.]

        dark n.
        ukuhlwa; ubumnyama
        in the ~ ekuhlweni; ebumnyameni

        continent n.
        izwekazi

        ↑MCompound Expressions (verbatim)
        dark continent
        izwekazi elihlwileyo
        izwekazi elimnyama

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        black adj.
        -mnyama [rel.]
        -mphisholo [hl.] [rel.]
        dark-skinned -nsundu [rel.]

        black n.
        colour omnyama; umbala omnyama
        omphisholo [hl.]; umbala omphisholo [hl.]
        garment okumnyama
        okumphisholo [hl.]
        wear ~ -gqoka okumnyama
        -gqoka okumphisholo [hl.]
        person owomdabu [pl.: abomdabu]; umuntu onsundu [pl.: abantu abansundu]

        city n.
        idolobha

        ↑MCompound Expressions (verbatim)
        black city
        idolobha elimnyama
        idolobha elimphisholo [hl.]
        idolobha elinsundu

        There are no articles in Zulu. "The" used as an object may be emphasized by an object concord.
        Freedom's just another word for 'nothing left to lose' ...

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        • #5
          Thanks for your help. So could you summaries for me? So how would you say Dark Continent?

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