Please consider downloading a modern browser: You can continue using your current browser to use this site but it will not function or appear as designed and your experience will be negatively affected. All of my phrases have come from Cry and Colbert to date with mixed results! Here's an example badge: We've had the pleasure of hosting you here at Londolozi and together we've experienced the magic of the wild and now you're part of the family. 'to make a very slight impression'. It lives in Africa and Asia. Your purchased photographs are available for download in full resolution at any time from the Downloads tab below, here on your Profile Page, alongside information about your orders. This name is indicative of the hyena's tendency to tidy up the carcasses on which it feeds. 2011. running wild, hiding in the morning mist Game demands I make you mine I thought that I could resist But the leopard in you silently preyed on me I. You recongise the rare privilege it is to be able to experience the untamed beauty of the natural world, and have found an opportunity to give back through The Good Work Foundation, for the sake of others, your children and the wild. Two idioms dealing with crocodiles: 'kuva ngwenya emutini', to be a crocodile in the village, implies 'to be a champion fighter ', while 'ku tshama ni ngwenya emutini', translates as 'to live with a dangerous person in the village.'. You’ll first notice that there are whistling sounds that you might never have been exposed to before, but don’t let this dishearten you, you will be warmly received at Londolozi with every Shangaan word you attempt. Posted on June 13, 2014 | Leave a comment. Over the years I have learned a few phrases, although I do forget it when I do not practise it. The Zulu, Tswana and Tsonga names for the elephant all mean 'the forceful one', 'the unstoppable one'. You found out how to submit your story by emailing us. It looks like the browser you are using is Internet Explorer version 11 (released in 2013) or below. You've let us know about your donations while editing your Profile. Awarded for purchasing from the Fine Art Site. Afrikaans names are also wonderfully descriptive in their translations. Awarded for having your Favorites gallery featured. You've let us know about your past visits while editing your Profile. I saw a leopard: Ndivone yingwe Said “In-dee-von-neh yee-een ... Hi Megan, the language spoken in this area is referred to as Shangaan or Tsonga by the locals. Awarded for reaching 10 000 prowess points. 100% Made in Africa. Linah’s interpretation of culture and Shangaan history is fascinating and something one must experience while visiting Londolozi. It also means 'sudden awakening' which in Setswana is kubuga. To help you prep for your next Londolozi trip and to encourage my Shangaan practice a little more, Varty Camp Manager, Cry Sithole, helped me with a few phrases…, Good morning : Avuxeni Pronounced “avoo-sheni”, Good afternoon : Indzenga Pronounced “In-zen-ga”, How are you? 100% Made in Africa. All African tribes regard the leopard as an animal that symbolizes all that is noble, courageous and honorable. The best football player in any township is always nicknamed 'nkonkoni' in tribute to his football skills. For interacting with the community in various ways, you can easily earn a promotion and earn some points in the process. Leopards live in habitats where there are some trees. Jan 13, 2016 - Using the finest leather and our handcrafted promise, Tsonga bags and shoes are unique in style and comfort that is unmistakably Tsonga. These words literally mean 'the purifier ', 'the cleaner', 'the one who makes things orderly '. Il peut être mis sur le court comme en dehors pour un … I’ve always been a firm believer in trying to learn a couple of phrases of a country’s language before visiting it. Resolution: 2000 x 2000 px
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'Ku dlokodla mfutsu' translates to 'to poke at a tortoise', that is to put someone on the alert. Another name, which people call the chameleon is libido, a strange term which has to do with decay: buhodu, 'the rotting one' or 'the one who causes decay '. When Bakgatla people wish the king or chief a long and prosperous life, they use the following words: 'May it climb the tallest tree and eat the gum of long life, the monkey.'
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