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Free basic vocabulary for Swahili (625 words), Tswana (160), Yoruba (111), Zulu (655) (translated into German). With the according vocabulary trainer programm of Langenscheidt (subject to a fee) you can also use this vocabulary in an interactive way. [editors ilissAfrica]
Although the site has a lot of ads, the basic vocabulary you can learn from there is useful. Some languages also have audio examples. The quiz or exercise is also a nice feature whereby you can put your vocabulary knowledge to a test. The following African languages are available: Dagaare, Luganda, Sesotho (Southern Sotho), Swahili, Tswana, Wolof, Xhosa, Zulu. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Zulu <=> English dictionary with basic grammar rules and pronunciation including audio samples.Besides searching for simple words, it is possible to look for a chain of words, like adjective + noun (e.g. "big tree") or for inflected verbs (e.g. asimbonanga = we/they did not see him/her). Furthermore there are a few infos about Zulu books or movies. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Wikipedia site in Zulu - Swaziland / South Africa. At present (17.01.08), there are 125 articles. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the University of Pretoria - South Africa. There is a Department for African Languages and one for Anthropology and Archaeology. You can study the following languages: Ndebele, Zulu, Sepedi / Sesotho, Setswana. There is research about: The localisation (translation) of the user interface (UI) of the Microsoft Windows XP operating system into isiZulu (The link to the document doesn't function. Use this instead: http://www.be.up.co.za/images/documents/NewsSept06-africanlanguages.pdf) ... [editors ilissAfrica]
South African e-journal about literary translations. Poetry, short stories, essays and oral literature can be submitted / are available as full texts / can be translated in the following languages: Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, Tswana, Tsonga, Southern otho (Sesotho), Northern Sotho (Sepedi), French, Dutch, Venda, Swati.
Articles and the dissertation of L.C. Buell PhD as online full texts. His focus is on: Syntax (locative inversion, reason and purpose questions [why questions], the right periphery, and copular constructions in Bantu languages; reason questions more generally, especially in SVO languages with Wh in situ), morpho-syntax, phonology/syntax interface, Zulu tone, phonological, syntactic, historical, and comparative study of Semitic, Bantu. Languges he has written about: Zulu (South Africa), Wolof (Senegal), Swahili (Tanzania / Kenya) und Sambaa / Shambala (Tanzania). ... [editors ilissAfrica]