Zulu 28 - Turn Here

Turn here.  jika la.  To turn is jika.   You say it like Jim, gym or gist.   Jikel’emaweni, by Miriam Makeba is one of my favourite songs.

ZULU
ENGLISH
Jika la.
Turn here.
Jika manje.
Turn back now.
Jikani.
Turn back.
Jikani.  Sekumnyama. (you, many people)
Turn back.  It is dark.
Bazojika. (they, many people)
They will turn back.
Nijikelani?
Why are you turning back?
Ujikelani?
Why are you turning back?
Musa ukujika.
Don’t turn.
Ngizo mjikisa.
I’m make him turn back.
Amajika jika.
Twists and turns.
Uhlale ejika.
He’s always changing his mind.

Exercise:  Make your own exercises.

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