Zulu


Zulu
Zulu u"lu (z[=oo]"l[=oo]), n. [Also Zooloo.] 1. Any member of the tribe of Zulus; a Zulu-Kaffir. See {Zulus}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Philol.) One of the most important members of the South African, or Bantu, family of languages, spoken partly in Natal and partly in Zululand, but understood, and more or less in use, over a wide territory, at least as far north as the Zambezi; -- called also {Zulu-Kaffir}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. a word used in spoken communications to represent the letter Z. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Zulu — Zulu …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Zulu — /ˈzulu/ (say zoohlooh) noun 1. a Bantu people of south eastern Africa, occupying the coastal region of KwaZulu within the province of KwaZulu Natal. 2. (plural Zulu or Zulus) a member of this people. 3. their language. –adjective 4. of or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zulu — steht für: Zulu (Volk), eine südafrikanische Volksgruppe isiZulu, die Sprache der Zulu (südafrikanisches Volk) Buchstabe Z im ICAO Alphabet Zulu Klasse, NATO Codenamen einer sowjetischen U Boot Klasse Zulu Zeit, die Einheitszeit in der zivilen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • zulu — / dzulu/ (o, più com. nel sign. 2, zulù) s.m. e f. [dal bantu umuzulu, pl. amazulu ]. 1. [appartenente a un gruppo etnico di lingua bantu del Natal, nella Repubblica Sudafricana]. 2. (fig., pop.) [persona molto ignorante e rozza: è proprio uno… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • zülü — getməx’: (Şahbuz) yorulmaq, əldən düşmək. – Bı gecə itdər hürməx’dən zülü gediblər …   Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti

  • Zulu — [zo͞o′lo͞o] n. 1. pl. Zulus or Zulu a member of a people living mainly in KwaZulu Natal province, South Africa 2. the Bantu language of this people, closely related to Xhosa adj. of the Zulus or their language or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Zulu — Zulu, so v.w. Sulu 5) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • zulú — ‘De cierto pueblo de raza negra del África austral’. Referido a persona, se emplea frecuentemente como sustantivo. El plural preferido en la lengua culta es zulúes (→ plural, 1c) …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • zulù — zulù, retrogrado, primitivo, rozzo …   Dizionario Materano

  • Zulu — 1824, a native name …   Etymology dictionary


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