The click language Xhosa is one of the 11 official languages spoken in South Africa. It is mainly spoken in the Eastern and the Western Cape of South Africa. You are planning on travelling to South Africa and you would like to learn a bit of Xhosa?
My video is perfect to get started with the most important expressions. My friend Asanda is Xhosa and is teaching me and you. Enjoy!
Hello/ Good morning Molo (1 Person)
Hello/ Good morning Molweni (more than 1 Person)
How are you? Kunjani?
Fine, thank you. Ndiyaphila enkosi.
What is your name? Ngubani igama lakho?
My name is … Igama Iam ngu…
Nice to meet you. Ndiyavuya ukukwazi.
Thank you. Enkosi.
I am sorry Xolo
Goodbye Uhambe/Usale kakuhle
Good night Ulale kakuhle
Where is the toilet? Iphi indlu yangasese?
Where is the toilet? Iphi itoilet?
I LOVE YOU! Ndiyakuthanda!
Do you speak English? Uyasithetha isingesi na?
Is there someone here
who speaks English? Ukhona apha umntu othetha isiNgesi?
I need help! Ndicela uncedo!
Come here! Izapha!
I dont know. Andiyazi.
I am going. Ndiyahamba.
Watch my video to learn how to pronounce it properly:
You would like to read more about Asanda? Then click here and “Meet Asanda”!