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Matimu, Tinxaka ta Vutsonga

Swivongo Swa Vatsonga va Vandzawu/Vandau/Vandawu

Vandzawu i xiphemu xa Vakaranga. Rito “Vandzawu” ri sukele ka ku loko va xeweta va ku “Ndzawu”; va themendhela Xiyila (Totem) ya Hosi ya vona, ku nga Nghala. Xindawu i ririmi leri nga rin’wani ra leti endlaka Xishona.  Vandzawu hinkwavo va huma eMusapa. Vanyingi va te eVutsonga hi voxe (voluntarily), kambe ku na lava nga khomiwa hi Soshangani a va endla mahlonga a vuya na vona eBileni. Matimu ya Vandzawu ya tele no leha ngopfu, depends ku which aspect one wants to discuss. Xindzawu na today xa ha ri kona, kambe lava nga exikarhi ka Vatsonga a va ha xi tivi, xi hele khale.

SWIN’WANI SWA SWIVONGO SWA VATSONGA VA VANDZAWU

Mathye
Simango
Dlakama
Cuma
Miyambu / Miyambo

Ndlovu / Ndlovhu / Mundlovhu
Moyani / Moyana
Sithole
Tivani
Qhivi

Nghunyule
Muhlanga
Khumbuya
Hoxani
Nkovani

Sambo
Mbhombhi
Sigawuke

NB: Tatisa leswi u swi tivaka swivongo swa Vatsonga va Vandzawu

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10 Comments

  1. Please kindly advise if all people have to communicate in Chilengwe/Shangaan because I can only communicate in English?I am a Zimbabwean whose origin goes back to Khosa Mavone.My father was Jonah,His father was Dzowo,Dzowo’s father was Dhlukuya,Dhlukuya’s father was -Havanyani,Havanyani’s father was Chitsembani,Chitsembani’s father was Mavatwane,Mavatwane’s father was Mudzivi and Mudzivi’s father was Mavone.I want to know from Khosa’s who have forefathers from Havanyani to Mavone.What are their totem/Chibongo?

     
    1. Ahee Hosi, you can communicate freely in English. However, we expect you to learn so that in the future we communicate in our language.

      Inkomu

       
  2. Ni kombela ku pfuniwa hi xi vongo lexi ” mapumulela” i xivongo xa xi ndzau kambe ni lava vutivi byo ngenelela.
    mi ta ni khomela hi ku xitso no dyondza a ni xi tivo kahle.

     
  3. Sen’wayo ,Khumbuya na Shuma mara yona I cuma ko va na vanhu lava yi vitanaka hi ndlela leyi ni yi tsaleke hi yona kambe hi xitsonga Cuma

     
  4. My last name is Gonhama. My father is from Mozambique. For years I have been trying to understand whether Gonhama actually means Ngonyama or not. Or whether there was a typing error in our surname.Are there people in Mozambique who are Gonhama by surname?

     

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