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In the Ndebele culture it is found that we have very many ways to greet one another.

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A Ndebele greeting. Direct translation: "What are they saying?", meaning "Hello, how are things?" or "Hello, how is life going for you?"

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A Ndebele greeting. Direct translation: "What are they saying?", meaning "Hello, how are things?" or "Hello, how is life going for you?"

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A Ndebele greeting. Direct translation: "what's going on thief?", but it is actually an informal greeting directed towards a friend not seen after a long time, meaning "Hello friend, how are you?"

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Ndebele term to respond to the greeting "Zikhuphani"(whats going on?). Direct translation: "they take out nothing", or "its empty." Actual meaning: "Nothing much is happening" The word "wa" is an ...

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A Ndebele greeting, asking "What is (yini) grand (grend)?" The word "grend" is none existant in the ndebele dictionary, instead it is a linguistic modification of the word "grand".

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A Ndebele greeting, directly translated to "What are you saying?", but means "Hello, how are you?"

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Ola Jeki is a term localized by South Africans as well as Zimbabwean Ndebeles, with "Ola" derived from the spanish word for "Hello" and Jeki having come from the english name "Jack". As Jack is a ...

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Different cultures have different customs and norms. Cultures can be different but there is no bound that they can not provide the best writing service from their cultures. No one can be more knowledgable about the are and traditions than the locals.

03:36, 21 December 2020
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