Inguqulelo ka a in isiXhosa

a

(an)

iceba

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    I want a pencil Ndifuna ipensile
    He sees a tortoise Ubona ufudo
    I ate an orange Nditye iorenji

Usetyenziso

In English, use 'a' if the next word starts with a consonant sound, for example 'a box', 'a unit'. Use 'an' if the next word starts with a vowel sound (a, e, i, o, or u), for example, 'an apple', 'an egg', 'an hour'. There is no direct translation of 'a' and 'an' in isiXhosa. The pre-prefixes of nouns take the place of these words.