Is Nyanja a language?
Is Nyanja a language?
Nyanja (chinyanja) is a Bantu language spoken by more than 15 million people in southern Africa. Nyanja is a common lingua franca in Malawi and Zambia, and is also spoken by some in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
What is Mauka in Chichewa?
Mauka: Candida & trichomonas; also, traditional medicine for sexually transmitted infections. Mavuzi: Pubic hair (both men and women)
What is Chipere in English?
a meal made of cooked, mashed beans.
How do you call Mponda in English?
mponda in English
- squanderer. noun. Swahili-English-Dictionary.
- one who crusehes. English-Swahili Dictionary.
- one who pounds. English-Swahili Dictionary.
- one who pulverizes. English-Swahili Dictionary.
How do you greet in Nyanja?
- Greetings. Muli bwanji? Uli bwanji?
- Introductions. Ndiwe ndani? Ndine David.
- In the afternoon / M’mazulo or evening /Usiku (13 -23 hours) Mwacoma bwanji?
- Greeting someone who spent the day working/ who works. Mwasewenza bwanji?
- Greeting someone who went or who was on a journey/trip. Mwayenda bwanji?
Is Nyanja a tribe?
Nyanja (chinyanja), also known as Chewa (chicheŵa) after the largest tribe speaking it, is a Bantu language spoken by over 15 million people in southern Africa. Chewa/Nyanja is an official language and common lingua franca in Malawi and Zambia, and is spoken by some in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa as well.
How are you Chewa?
The language is known as Chewa (chicheŵa) in Malawi, and Nyanja (chinyanja) in Zambia and Mozambique….Useful phrases in Chichewa.
|Hello (on phone)|
|How are you?||Muli bwanji?|
|Reply to ‘How are you?’||Zimkomo, kaya inu? Ndiri bwino, kaya inu? Ndiri bwino, kaya anzathu?|
What is Mauka and Makai?
If you ask someone for directions in Kauai, you may hear them use the terms Makai or Mauka to indicate on which side of the road a place is located. Mauka means on the mountainside of the road, and Makai means on the ocean side of the road.
How do you say sorry in Zambia?
Ee / Eya / Inde (can also mean “indeed”). I’m sorry. “See you later”/We shall meet. Goodbye (meaning, I’m going.)
How do you say thank you in Zambia?
Thank you. Ee / Eya / Inde (can also mean “indeed”).
Where is Xhosa spoken?
Xhosa language, Xhosa formerly spelled Xosa, a Bantu language spoken by seven million people in South Africa, especially in Eastern province. Xhosa is a member of the Southeastern, or Nguni, subgroup of the Bantu group of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family.
How do you respond to Mulibwanji?
A: Muli bwanji? (How are you?) B: Ndili bwino, kaya inu? (I’m fine, what about you?) Ndithu. Literally, “indeed” or “that is true.” It can also just be used as conversation filler when there’s nothing else to say.