How to use possessive pronouns in Zulu

How to use possessive pronouns in Zulu

You want to learn how to use possessive pronouns in Zulu? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Zulu lessons complete with useful examples. My book, your book, all our books... we make learning Zulu possessive pronouns easy.

Zulu personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. Just like English, Zulu has a set of personal pronouns. The English word 'I' is a pronoun in the first person singular. The Zulu word for 'I' is 'mina'.


mina nje
just me
nami futhi
me too
hhayi mina
not me
mina ke ?
and me ?
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Zulu is spoken by 12 million people in South Africa. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Zulu would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Learn to get by in Zulu with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Zulu greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Umfana mncane.
The boy is small.
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The boy is big.
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Step 9 : Zulu possessive pronouns

Possessive pronouns are used to describe ownership or possession. To start out, learn to use just two Zulu possessive pronouns. We suggest you learn umama wami, ubaba wami and umama wakho, ubaba yakho (my mother, my father, your mother, your father). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Zulu possessive pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned using these phrases by heart you can move on to the bonus Step 10 (Simple Zulu sentences).

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