Inguqulelo ka you in isiXhosa

you

u-

Ubizo-magama /yoo/

isimelabizo

  • 1

    (singular)
    u-
    You sing well, Joe Ucula kamnandi, Joe
  • 2

    (plural)
    ni-
    You're all talking too much! Nithetha kakhulu, nonke!
  • 3

    (singular)
    -ku-
    I see you, Sophie Ndiyakubona, Sophie
  • 4

    (plural)
    -ni-
    I see you all Ndiyanibona nonke
  • 5

    (singular)
    wena
    Who do we want? You, Max! Sifuna bani? Wena, Max!
  • 6

    (plural)
    nina
    You, please all come here Nina, yizani apha nonke

Usetyenziso

When 'you' is the subject of the sentence, it is usually expressed by the subject concord (SC) in isiXhosa. When 'you' is the object of the sentence, it is usually expressed by the object concord (OC). The absolute pronouns 'wena' and 'nina' are also used, especially to show contrast or emphasis.