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Zulu

Noun

1 a member of the tall Negroid people of southeast Africa living in northern Natal
2 a Bantu language of considerable literary importance in southeastern Africa

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English

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • , /ˈzuːluː/, /"zu:lu:/

Adjective

  1. Pertaining to the Zulu people, culture, or language.

Translations

pertaining to the Zulu people, culture, or language
  • Dutch: Zoeloe
  • Greek: Ζουλού
  • Italian: zulù
  • Portuguese: zulu
  • Spanish: zulú

Noun

  1. An individual member of the Zulu people.
  2. The letter Z in the ICAO spelling alphabet
  3. A designation for time along the prime meridian; UTC.
    • Noon MST is 19:00 Zulu.

Translations

member of the Zulu people
  • Dutch: Zoeloe
  • French: Zoulou, Zouloue
  • Greek: Ζουλού
  • Italian: zulù
  • Portuguese: zulu

Proper noun

  1. An African ethnic group living mainly in the KwaZulu-Natal Province in eastern South Africa.
  2. The language of these people, a Bantu language; isiZulu.

Synonyms

Translations

African ethnic group
  • Chinese: 祖鲁人 (Zǔlǔ rén)
  • Dutch: Zoeloes
  • German: Zulu
  • Italian: zulù
  • Portuguese: zulu
language
  • Chinese: 祖鲁语 (Zǔlǔ yǔ)
  • Dutch: Zoeloe
  • French: zoulou
  • German: Zulu, Bantu
  • Italian: zulù
  • Portuguese: zulu
  • Zulu: isiZulu
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