The language of the Zulu people is called isiZulu, which translates to "the language of the Zulu". It is a Bantu language, which means that it is related to other languages spoken in southern Africa, such as Swati, Xhosa, and Shona. isiZulu is the most widely-spoken language in South Africa, with over 10 million speakers. The Zulu people are native to the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Their language is one of the 11 official languages of South Africa. isiZulu is a tonal language, which means that the meaning of a word can change depending on the pitch that it is spoken with. For example, the word "umlomo" can mean either "mouth" or "language", depending on how it is said. The Zulu language has been influenced by both Afrikaans and English. Many Zulu words are similar to words in these other languages. However, the grammar of isiZulu is very different from that of either Afrikaans or English. One of the most unique aspects of isiZulu is its use of clicks. There are five clicks that are used in the language, which are all made with the tongue and teeth. These clicks are used to indicate different meanings, such as surprise, admiration, or disapproval. The Zulu people have a rich culture and history. Their music is very popular, and is often heard at sporting events and in movies. The Zulu language is an important part of this culture, and is used in many different ways.

Language group

Bantu languages

Language locales, regions and scripts

Zulu, South Africa, Latin
Zulu, South Africa
Zulu, Latin