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Daily Xitsonga, Matimu

What could’ve been Xitsonga pidgin – Xifinotiki

Vakokwani lavaya vo tirha emigodini, kumbe kwalomuya mabindzwini ma vuaki na vutshila, a va ri na ntolovelo wo loko va muke emakaya, va muka na marito lawa va nga ma twa ma tirhisiwa hi Valungu va vona. Kambe votala a va nga ma twi swona marito ma kona, xisweswo, mimpfumawulo leyi a va yi oka, a ku nga ri yona leyi a yi vuriwa hi Valungu. Marito lama hambi leswi a ma nga vuriwi swona, a ma ri na ndzhuti hikuva a kuri bombo ra nkama wa lowo.

Man’wani marito lama nga okiwa hi vakokwani lava, hi lawa:

Andapeni – Under pants
Basitete! – Bastard!
Bulatifula – Bloody fool
Dasikoti – Dust coat
Fasikoti – Fast coat
Fusteke! / Pfutseka! – Voetsek!
Gayisa – Guys
Khayeni – Kind
Mukhulwani – Makhulu one (Big one)
Muneri – Meneer (Mr / My Lord)
Novinjara – Nuwe Jaar (New Year)
Nyimpi ya Pewula – Nyimpi ya Paul (Kruger)
Pitikoti – Petit coat
Rhayikoto – Record
Saramambiji – Son of a Bitch
Winji – Inch
Xambulelo – Umbrella
Xikurumayela – School mine
Ximorowani – Small one
Xinorobaji – Small batjie
Xitimela xa Tenteni – Xitimela xa Ten to Ten
Yeer! – Heer (Lord)
Yeses! / Jeses! – Jesus


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