• Subscribe to our newsletter and never miss a single post - for FREE
Daily Xitsonga

Mathematics terminology in Xitsonga

Xitsonga to English:

  • Tinhlayo – Numbers
  •  Mpandzo – Fraction
  • Mimpandzo- Fractions
  • Ntatiso – Addition
  • Nsuso – Subtraction
  • Mvuyelelo – Multiplication
  • Mphakelo – Division
  • Rimintsu-ntlhandla-kambirhi – Square root

* Eka Mimpadzo, ku fana na le ka Vudzana (Percentage); hi tirhisa rihlanganisi Xa, ku komba ku nhlayo leyo sungula i xiphemu lexi nga tsavuriwa eka nhlayo leya vumbirhi.

  • N’we xa Nharhu – One Third
  • Mbirhi xa Nharhu – Two Third
  • N’we xa Mune – One Quarter
  • Nharhu xa Mune – Three Quarters
  • N’we xa Khume – One Tenth

Vudzana  – Percentage:

  • Khume xa Dzana – 10%
  • Makumembirhi xa Dzana – 20%
  • Makumentlhanu xa Dzana – 50%
  • Dzana xa Dzana – 100%

Swivumbeko – Shapes :

* Yinhla yi tirha ku vula Angle, Corner na Pillar

  • Yinhla – Angle
  • Ndzhati/Nkwati – Line
  • Yinhla-nharhu – Triangle
  • Yinhla-nharhu yo tontswa – Acute Triangle
  • Yinhla-nharhu yo panyuka – Obtuse Triangle
  • Yinhla-nharhu yo yimeka – Right Triangle
  • Yinhla-nharhu ya Ndzingano – Equilateral Triangle
  • Yinhla-mune ya ndzingano – Square
  • Yinhla-mune – Rectangular
  • Yinhla-mune ya mvoyamo – Trapezium
  • Xirhendzevutana – Circle
  • Xihlungwa – Cone
  • Ntivo tiyinhla-nharhu – Trigonometry
  • Ntivo swivumbeko – Geometry
  •  Nhlayetelo – Calculation
  • Ntlhantlho – Arithmetic
  • Khume-mbirhi – Dozen
  • Xikhume – Decimal
  • Nghimila – Metre
  • Dzana Xa Nghimila – Centimetre
  • Khume Xa Nghimila – Decimetre
  • Gidi Xa Nghimila- Milimetre
  • Ntikelo – Weight/Mass
  • Vulehi – Height
  • Vudziki – Depth
  • Vuanami – Width
  • Mbuyelo – Result
  • Vinyi va Minkavelo – Shareholders
  • Nkavelo – Share

* Nsaki ri tirha na le ka any downward trend/force

  • Nsaki – Gravity
  • Ntamu-nsaki – Force of Gravity
  • Rivilo – Speed
  • Nkwayo – Velocity

Copyright: The reproduction or broadcast without written permission of any material published on vivmag.co.za and its supplements is forbidden and expressly reserved to Cheleni Perspectives PTY LTD, under section 12 (7) of the copyright act, 1978 and any amendment thereof.

Image: Pixabay

 
Previous ArticleNext Article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *