Definition of Sindebele in English:

Sindebele

noun

  • another term for Ndebele (the language)
    • ‘This is not as easy as one might desire, since Sindebele involves a complicated system of clicking sounds that require a fair bit of effort for the non-native speaker.’
    • ‘English is the official language, but most people speak Shona or Sindebele as a first language.’
    • ‘Shona and Sindebele are the most widely spoken, and students are required to take at least one of those languages.’
    • ‘The most common are translations from Sindebele to English and translations from English to Sindebele.’
    • ‘Thousands of black mourners are expected to stand with Todd's daughter today and pay tribute to a man many call in the local language Sindebele ‘the white messiah who gave us hope’.’

Pronunciation

Sindebele

/sɪnˈdeɪbəli//ˌsɪndɛˈbeɪli/