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How to say you are invited to my birthday in all 11 SA languages

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A birthday is the date on which a person was born. It is customary in many cultures to celebrate the anniversary of one’s birthday in some way, for example by having a birthday party with friends in which gifts are given.

It is also customary to treat someone especially well and generally accede to their wishes on their birthday.

Birthdays come and go, everyone grows up a year every year, and gifts are opened and thrown.

Here is a list of how to say you are invited to my birthday party in all 11 official South African languages.

1 English

you are invited to my birthday party

2 Afrikaans

jy word na my partytjie genool

3 Ndebele

umnyelwa elangeni lami lamabeletho

4 Xhosa

uyamenywa kumsitho womhla wokuzalwa kwam

5 Zulu

ngiyakumema sizogubha usuku lokuzalwa kwami

6 Sepedi

o mengwa monyanyaneng wa letšatši la matswalo a ka

7 Sesotho

ke o memela moketeng wa letsatsi la ka la tswalo

8 Setswana

o lalediwa go tla moletlong wa me wa botsalo

9 Siswati

umenyiwe lelusuku lwami lwekutalwa

10 Tshivenda

no rambiwa vhuṱamboni ha ḓuvha ḽanga ḽa mabebo

11 Xitsonga

ndzi ku rhamba eka nkhuvu wo tlangela siku ra mina ra ku velekiwa

how to say I am hungry in all 11 South African languages

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Hunger is defined as the ‘need for food‘. Your body lets you know you’re running low on fuel and that a meal is needed to provide your body with the necessary energy (food) it needs to perform an activity.

We need to eat because the nutrients in food is what causes our body to work! It gives us energy, helps us grow, and makes sure that all of our organs perform like they should.

Here is a list of how to say I am hungry in all 11 official South African languages.

1 English

I'm hungry

2 Afrikaans

ek is honger

3 Ndebele

ngilambile

4 Xhosa

ndilambile

5 Zulu

ngilambile

6 Sepedi

ke swere ke tlala

7 Sesotho

ke lapile

8 Sesotho

ke tshwerwe ke tlala

9 Siswati

ngilambile

10 Tshivenda

ndi na nḓala

11 Xitsonga

ndzi na ndlala

How to say I like horse-riding in 11 official SA languages

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Horse-riding is not generally regarded as the most physically demanding activity, but it can be a good exercise and an activity that can be enjoyed by all ages. It is recognized as an excellent therapy that can help to improve numerous mental and physical disabilities.

There are countless places to enjoy horse riding in South Africa.

Here is a list of how to say I like horse-riding in 11 official South African languages.

1 English

I like horse-riding

2 Afrikaans

ek hou van perdry

3 Ndebele

ngithanda umdlalo weempera

4 Xhosa

ndithanda ukuqabela ihashe

5 Zulu

ngiythanda ukugibela ihhashi

6 Sepedi

ke rata go namela dipere

7 Sesotho

ke rata ho palama pere

8 Setswana

ke rata go palama dipitse

9 Siswati

ngitsandza kugibela emahhashi

10 Tshivenda

ndi funa u namela dzibere

11 Xitsonga

ndzi tsakela ku jahisa tihanci

How to say happy birthday in all 11 South African languages

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A birthday commemorates and celebrates the beginning of existence of a person, a nation or an organization.

The annual celebration is generally marked by gifts and a cake.

A birthday is also a time to evaluate the past year’s progress and make adjustments for the coming year.

Here is a list of how to say happy birthday in all 11 South African languages

1 English

Happy birthday

2 Afrikaans

Gelukkige verjaarsdag

3 Ndebele

Langelihle lamabeletho

4 Xhosa

umhla wokuzalwa omnandi min' emnandi

5 Zulu

usuku lokuzalwa oluhle

6 Sepedi

letsatsi la matswalo la lethabo

7 Sesotho

letsatsi le monate la tswalo

8 Setswana

itumelele letsatsi la matsalo

9 Siswati

lusuku lwekutalwa loluhle

10 Tshivenda

duvha lavhudi la mabebo

11 Xitsonga

siku ro tlangela ku velekiwa

How to say I'm sorry in all 11 official South African languages

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After a fight and before forgiveness often comes an apology.

Saying you’re sorry is called apologizing. When you apologize, you’re telling someone that you’re sorry for the hurt you caused, even if you didn’t do it on purpose.

Saying “I’m sorry” should be much easier than it sometimes is.

Here is a list of how to say I’m sorry in eleven South African languages.

1 English

I'm sorry

2 Afrikaans

ek is jammer

3 Ndebele

ngiyacolisa // ngilibalela

4 Xhosa

dicela uxolo

5 Zulu

ngiyaxolisa

6 Sepedi

tshwarelo

7 Sesotho

ke mohau

8 Setswana

intshwarele // ke maswabi

9 Siswati

ngiyacolisa

10 Tshivenda

ndi khou humbela pfarelo

11 Xitsonga

ndza tisola

How to say I am tired in all 11 South African languages

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Why do we feel so tired all the time? Tiredness means feeling exhausted, even though you’re sleeping well.

Tiredness is a normal part of life but sometimes tiredness can be severe or go on for a long time.

Causes of tiredness range from lack of sleep and over exercise to medical and surgical treatments.

You can never get tired of South Africa, one of the most ethnically diverse countries in Africa

Here is a list of how to say I am tired in all eleven official South African languages.

1 English

I am tired

2 Afrikaans

ek is moeg

3 Ndebele

ngidiniwe

4 Xhosa

ndidiniwe

5 Zulu

ngikhathele

6 Sepedi

ke lapile

7 Sesotho

ke kgathetse

8 Setswana

ke lapile

9 Siswati

ngidziniwe

10 Tshivenda

ndo neta

11 Xitsonga

ndzi karhele

How to ask: do you like music? in all South African languages

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WHAT IS MUSIC?

Music is pure magic. It is a wonderful gift to humanity. Music moves us, and soothes us. It stimulates. It makes us want to dance or sing. It makes us feel happy or sad, inspired or uplifted. It affects our mood in all kinds of infinite ways.

Here is a list of how to ask: do you like music? in eleven South African languages.

1 English

do you like music?

2 Afrikaans

hou jy van musiek?

3 Ndebele

uyawuthanda umculo / umbhino?

4 Xhosa

uyawuthanda umulo?

5 Zulu

uyawuthanda umculo?

6 Sepedi

o rata mmino?

7 Sesotho

na orata mmino?

8 Setswana

a o rata mmino?

9 Siswati

uyawutsandza yini umculo?

10 Tshivenda

ni a funa muzika?

11 Xitsonga

u rhandza vuyimbeleri xana?