ALL GIRLS

A  
Abongile (xhosa) thankfulness
Abusiswe (zulu) Be blessed
Agelalana (sotho) Live together in peace.
Ahlola (sotho) Condemn, Judge, Decide
Akantse (sotho) A thought
Akhona (xhosa) Present
Akua (xhosa) Born on a Tuesday
Amahle (zulu) The beautiful ones
Amogetse (sotho) Received
Amohela (sotho) Receive
Amohelang (sotho) Receive
Amukelani (zulu) Accept
Anathi (xhosa) they are with us
Andile (zulu) Multiplied in numbers
Andisiwe  (xhosa) more increase
Andiswa  (xhosa) Increase
Anele (zulu) They are enough
Anele (xhosa) Enough
Anelisa (zulu) Satisfied
Aphiwe (zulu) We are given
Aphiwe (xhosa) they are given
Arabang (sotho) Reply / Respond
Asanda (xhosa) still increasing
Atlarela (sotho) To receive gladly with open hands
Atlega (sotho) The prosperous one
Ausi (sotho) Sister
Aviwe (xhosa) been heard
Avu (xhosa) Dove
Awela (sotho) Relax, rest
Ayabonga (xhosa) They are grateful
Ayanda (zulu) They argue (the family)
Ayize (zulu) Let it happen/come
   
B  
Babalwa (xhosa) be graced
Babavana (zulu) Tall and slender person
Bakabaka (zulu) Pretty Woman
Balisa (sotho) A Flower
Balungile (zulu) Righteous
Basetsana (sotho) Ladies
Bathandwa (xhosa) Beloved
Bekebeke (zulu) Glittering, Shining
Benya (sotho) To be bright, To shine
Bhekisisa (zulu) To be careful, cautious
Bhekisile (zulu) Helped to search
Bikwaphi (zulu) Where should the report be sent
Bohlokoa (LSe) Precious
Bohlokwa (SASe) Precious
Boitumelo (Tswana) happiness; joy
Bokang (sotho) Praise or Rejoice
Bomkazi (xhosa) Greatest life
Bonelwa (xhosa) seen for
Bongani (xhosa) be thankful
Bongiwe (zulu) Asked for girl child, we are grateful
Bongeka (xhosa) be thankful
Boniswa  (xhosa) show
Bonolo (sotho) Ease
Bontle (sotho) Beauty, Gorgeous child, beautiful & bright
Bontle (tswana) Beauty
Bophelo (sotho) Life
Boreng (sotho) Where the enemy lies
Botle (sotho) Beauty
Botsana (sotho) The best
Botshelo (tswana) Life
Botshepegi (sotho) Trustworthy, Faithful
Buang (sotho) Speak / Chat
Buhle  (xhosa) Beauty
Buhlebenkosi (zulu) Gracious God
Bukeka  (xhosa) Pretty or Beautiful
Bukelwa  (xhosa) be admirable
Busisiwe (zulu) She has been blessed
Buyiswa  (xhosa) be returned
Buyisiwe (zulu) Blessed
   
C  
Cabanga (zulu) Think, Meditate
Cawekazi  (xhosa) Born on a Sunday
Cebile (zulu) Rich
Cebisa  (xhosa) Give advice
Cebisile (zulu) Advise giver
Celiwe  (xhosa) asked for
Celukuthula (zulu) Ask for peace
Celukwazi (zulu) Looking for knowledge
Choka (xhosa) Polite, Refined
Chulumanco (xhosa) extreme happiness
Chuma  (xhosa) God Understands, Flourish, Be Fruitful, Prosper
Chwayita (xhosa) Rejoice Loudly, Happy Joyful
Cikizwa (xhosa) Pretty
Coca (xhosa) Cleansed, Purified
Coceka (xhosa) cleanliness
Cokisa (xhosa) Selective
Cwazimula (zulu) Shine Brightly
   
D  
Dade (zulu) Sister
Damba  (xhosa) Calm
Dandalaza (zulu) In the open
Dangazela (xhosa) Desire
Dansa (zulu) Dance
davathi (zulu) Beaded Anklet
Dazuluka (zulu) Shout or scream loudly
Dedela (xhosa) To release
Deliwe (xhosa) Looked down to
Deliwe (zulu) She’s been forsaken
Dharuba (xhosa) Storm
Diboko (SASe) Praises
Didiza (zulu) Flutter, tingle
Dikeledi (SASe) Tears; Child born in sorrow
Dikgang (SASe) Arguments
Dimakatso (SASe) Surprises / Amazements; Wonder, astounded
Dimpho (SASe) Gifts / Presents
Dineo (SASe) Grants / Gifts / Talents
Dintle (SASe) Beauty
Dipalesa (SASe) Flowers
Disebo (SASe) Whispers
Dithole (SASe) Dusty Waste
Ditsheho (SASe) Laughter
Ditswanelo (SASe) Suitable things
Dodakazi (zulu) Daughter
Domboza (xhosa) Overwhelmingly thankful
Duduzile (zulu) Consoled
Dulu (xhosa) Expensive
Dumazile (zulu) She disappoints
Dumile (zulu) Renowned
Dumisile (zulu) Praised
Dungu (xhosa) to disperse
   
E  
Ela (xhosa) Flowing river
Ejaj (zulu) Be jovial, merry
Ekuseni (zulu) In the morning
Elethu (zulu) It is ours
Ema (sotho) To stand and prepare to walk
Enama (zulu) To be happy, contented
enanela (zulu) Rejoice
Enezezelo (zulu) Addition
Entla (xhosa) Of the north
Esasa (zulu) Be happy
Esihle (xhosa) beautiful
Esona (xhosa) The very best gift
Ethuka (zulu) Surprise
Ethulo (zulu) Gift
Ethwasa (zulu) Start anew
   
F  
Fafatsa (sotho) Light Rain
Fahlasi (zulu) Tall person
Fakazi (zulu) Jehovah’s witness
Fana (xhosa) Resemble
Faniswa (xhosa) Resemblance
Felleng (sotho) Beyond the End / Exposed
Fenena (sotho) Persevere
Fezeka (xhosa) Fulfilled
Fikile (zulu) She has arrived/is born
Fuma (sotho) To become rich
Fumahadi (sotho) Queen, princess, lady
Fumane (sotho) Found / Discovered
Fundiswa (xhosa) Educated
Fudu (zulu) Tortoise
Fula (zulu) Reap, gather crops from the field
Funani (zulu) What is her intention
Funeka (xhosa) Needed
Futhi (zulu) Again, more than once
Futsa (sotho) To Resemble, take after
Futsana (sotho) To look alike
   
G  
Gabisile (zulu) Sing own praises; She, who we can show off
Gagasi (zulu) Ocean wave
Gauta (sotho) Golden
Gcobisa (xhosa) Exciting
Gcwalisiwe (swati): topped up
Gede (zulu) Honey guide
Gende (xhosa) Queen of the ant community
Gonanya (sotho) Steady
Gonothi (zulu) Tall, slender person
Gqamile (zulu) To stand among others
Gugu (zulu) Precious
Gugulethu (xhosa) Our Pride
   
I  
Iketla (sotho) Happy, carefree
Imitha (xhosa) Ray of sunshine
Inam (xhosa) God is with us
Indla (xhosa) Autumn
Itumeleng (sotho) Be joyous / Be grateful
   
H  
Halalisiwe (zulu) Celebrated
Hlengiwe (zulu) Nursed or redeemed
Hleziphi (zulu) Whereupon is she?
Hlobisile (zulu) Decorative
Hloniphile (zulu) Respectful
Hluphekile (zulu) She is destitute
   
J  
Jabhile (zulu) She is saddened
Jabulile (zulu) She is happy
Jezile (zulu) She’s been punished
Jongiwe (xhosa) Look at me
   
K  
Katleho (sotho) Success
Kamohelo (sotho) Acceptance / Welcome
Kananelo (sotho) Approval / Appreciation
Keabetswe (tswana) I have been given
Kefilwe (tswana) I have been given
Keitumetse (tswana) I am happy; I am thankful
Kelebogile (tswana) I am thankful
Keneilwe (tswana) I have been given
Keneoue (LSe) I’ve been given
Keneuwe (SASe) I’ve been given
Keromang (sotho) One who was sent
Kgomotso (tswana) comfort
Khangezile (zulu) Our hands are open
Khanya (zulu) Light
Khanyisile (zulu) She has brought light / happiness
Khanyiswa (xhosa) light up
Khauhelo (sotho) Compassion / Pity
Khethiwe (xhosa) Chosen
Khethiwe (zulu) chosen, the one who is chosen
Khethukuthula (zulu) Choose to be quiet
Kholeka (xhosa) to please
Kholiwe (xhosa) believed
Kholiwe (zulu) Religious
Khothatso (sotho) Encouragement
Khule (zulu) It is beautiful
Khulelaphi (zulu) Where should she grow up?
Khululiwe (zulu) Exonerated
Khumoyame (tswana): My wealth
Khunjulwa (xhosa) remembered
Khuselwa (xhosa) Being protected
Khuthala (xhosa) diligent
Khwezi (zulu) Bright morning star
Koketso (tswana): An increase
Kuhle (xhosa) wellness
Kungayoimithandazi (xhosa) It is because of prayers
Kutloano (LSe) Mutual understanding
Kutloisiso (LSe) Understanding
Kutlwano (SASe) Mutual understanding
Kutlwisiso (LSe) Understanding
Kutsana (sotho) Orphan
   
L  
Langalibalele (xhosa) born during a drought
Lebadi (sotho) Birthmark
Lebo (sotho) Short form of Lebohang (be thankful)
Lebohang (sotho) Be thankful
Lebone (sotho) Candle, light
Legodimo (sotho) Heaven
Lehlohonolo (sotho) Good fortune
Lekgarebe (sotho) Lady, mistress
Leratadima (sotho) Clear skies
Lerato (sotho) Love
Lesedi (tswana) light
Lesego (tswana) luck; a blessing
Lethiwe (zulu) She’s been brought
Lethu (zulu) Ours
Letlotlo (sotho) Treasure
Letsatsi (sotho) Sun or Day
Letsoba (sotho) Beautiful flower
Liboko (LSe) Praises
Liepollo (LSe) Revelations / Exposures
Likamva (xhosa) It’s up to you
Likeleli (LSe) Teardrops
Likengkeng (LSe) Tears
Likhang (LSe) Arguments
Likhapa (LSe) Tears
Likhona (xhosa) We’ve got a hope.
Limakatso (LSe) Surprises / Amazements
Limpho (LSe) Gifts / Presents
Lindani (xhosa) Await
Lindelwa (xhosa) Awaited
Lindiwe (xhosa) Awaited
Lindidwe (zulu) Waited for
Linduthando (zulu) Waiting to be loved
Lineo (LSe) Grants / Gifts / Talents
Lintle (LSe) Beauty
Lipalesa (LSe) Flowers
Lisebo (LSe) Whispers
Litseho (LSe) Laughter
Litsehoana (LSe) Little laughter
Lithitha (xhosa) The eyes of the Lord can see
Lithole (LSe) Dusty Waste
Litsehoana (sotho) Little laughter
Litsoanelo (LSe) Suitable things
Liyabona (xhosa) The eyes of the Lord can see
Llehlogonolo (sotho) Blessing, prosperity
Londiwe (zulu) She is preserved
Lorato (tswana) Love
Lulama (xhosa) Someone who is kind and sweet
Lumka (xhosa) Be careful
Luniko (xhosa) A gift
Lungile (zulu) The good one
Lungelo (zulu) Rights
Luvo (zulu) Opinion
   
M  
Mafungwashe (xhosa) first girl
Majobo (sotho) Mother of Job
Makhokolotso (sotho) Refuse
Makhosazana (zulu) Princesses
Malefu (LSe) Mother of death or illness
Maleshoane (LSe) Ladybird
Malesotho (LSe) Mother of Lesotho
Maletsatsi (sotho) From Letsatsi (meaning ‘day’ or ‘sun’)
Mandisa (xhosa) Increaser
Mamello (sotho) Patience / Perseverance
Mampe (LSe) Mother of ugliness
Mantso (sotho) The dark one
Mariha (sotho) Winter; cold season
Masoabi (sotho) Shame
Matseliso (LSe) Consolation
Mathapelo (LSe) Mother of prayer (or person called Thapelo)
Mathe (sotho) Saliva
Matlakala (sotho) Waste Paper or Broken Sticks
Matshediso (SASe) Consolation
Mbalenhle (zulu) Beautiful flower
Mbali (zulu) Flower
Mbaliyethu (Xhosa): Our Rose or Our Flower
Mbhali (zulu) Rose / Flower
Minenhle (zulu) Good day
Mmalefu (SASe) Mother of death or illness
Mmalehlohonolo (sotho): Mother or luck
Mmalesotho (SASe) Mother of Lesotho
Mmampe (SASe) Mother of ugliness
Mmaseretse (SASe) Mother of mud
Mmathapelo (SASe) Mother of prayer (or person called Thapelo)
Moipone (sotho) Self-Admirer
Mookho (sotho) Tear / Lacrimation
Moratuoa (sotho) Darling
Moratuwa (sotho) Darling
Mosa (sotho) Grace
Mosela (sotho) Tail / The Last One
Moselantja (sotho) Dog’s tail
Mosetsanagape (tswana) a girl again
Mosimodi (SASe) Traditional fable name
Mosimotsana (sotho) Traditional fable name
Motle (sotho) Beautiful
Mpatsi (sotho) Mpho Gift / Present
Mpendulo (zulu) Reply
Mpho (sotho) Gift / Present
Mponeng (sotho) Behold me or Admire me
Mpumelelo (zulu) Success
   
N  
Naledi (zulu) Star
Naledi (SASe) Star
Naleli (LSe) Star
Nana (sotho) Baby, infant
Nandi (zulu) Sweet; her fathers child
Nandipha (xhosa) Good taste
Ncamisile (zulu) She has caused us to give up
Nceba (xhosa) Mercy
Ndabezinhle (zulu) Good news
Ndileka (xhosa) Dignity
Ndiliswa (xhosa) Respected
Ndonsa (zulu) Bright morning star
Neliswa (xhosa) Satisfied
Nelisiwe (zulu) Satisfied
Neo (sotho) Grant / Gift / Talent
Nesiwe (xhosa) Nursed
Neziswa (Xhosa) be fulfilled
Nhlahla (zulu) Luck
Nikelwa (xhosa) Offering
Njabulo (zulu) Happy
Nkazimulo (zulu) Glory
Nkhetheleng (sotho) Choose for me
Nkosazana (xhosa) Princess
Nkosazana (zulu) Princess
Nkosingiphile (zulu) The Lord gave me
Nkosiphendule (xhosa) Lord has answered
Nkosiphendule (zulu) God has answered
Nobantu (zulu) Mother of people
Nobuhle (zulu) Mother of beauty; goodness
Nobuntu (zulu) Mother of human kindness
Nobantu (xhosa) Mother of humanity
Nobomi (xhosa) Life
Nobuhle (xhosa) Beauty Queen
Nobuntu (xhosa) Mother of kindness
Nocawe (xhosa) Sunday Girl
Nocwaka (xhosa) Quietness
Nofanele (xhosa) Suitable
Nofoto (xhosa) Like her grandmother
Nokhanyo (xhosa) With Lightness
Nokonwaba (xhosa) Happiness
Nokresimesi (xhosa) Born on Christmas Day
Nokubonga (zulu) Full of thanks
Nokukhanya (zulu) Light
Nokukhanya (xhosa) The light
Nokulunga (zulu) Faithfulness
Nokuthokoza (zulu) Gratitude
Nokuthula (zulu) Mother of peace
Nokuthula (xhosa) Quiet person
Nokwazi (zulu) Knowledgeable
Nokwanda (zulu) Expansion
Nokwanda (xhosa) With increase
Nokwayiyo (xhosa) It is also a girl
Nolitha (xhosa) Beam of light
Nolubabalo (xhosa) With grace
Nolukholo (xhosa) Faith
Nolusindiso (xhosa) with Salvation
Noluthando (xhosa) With Love
Noluvo (xhosa) Opinion
Noluvuyo (xhosa) With joyfulness
Nolwandle (zulu) Mother of Oceans
Nolwazi (zulu) The one with knowledge
Nomabhongo (xhosa) with pride
Nomabhongo (zulu) With pride
Nomagugu (zulu) The precious one; mother of treasure
Nomakhephu (xhosa) Snowy girl
Nomakholwa (zulu) Mother of believers
Nomakhwezi (xhosa) Star
Nomalanga (zulu) Mother of sun / Sunshine
Nomalizo (xhosa) Alms
Nomandla (zulu) Mother of strength
Nomantombazana (xhosa) Little girls
Nomasonto (zulu) Mother of Sundays / churches
Nomathamsanqa (xhosa) Good luck
Nomathemba (xhosa) Hopes
Nomathalente (zulu) Mother of talents
Nomathemba (zulu) With hope
Nomathyhifilili (xhosa) ugly and unappetizing
Nomawethu (xhosa) Our own people
Nomaxabiso (xhosa) Valuable
Nombeko (xhosa) Respect
Nombini (xhosa) Second girl
Nombulelo (xhosa) Mother of thanks / gratitude
Nombulelo (zulu) Mother of prayer/thanks
Nombuso (zulu) Ruling over
Nombuyiselo (zulu) Mother of restoration
Nomcebo (zulu) Treasure
Nomfazwe (xhosa) Born during a war
Nomfundiso (xhosa) Doctrine
Nomfundo (xhosa) Education
Nomfundo (zulu) Mother of education
Nomgcobo (xhosa) Happiness
Nomhle (xhosa) With beauty
Nomkhitha (xhosa) Dignity
Nomkhululi (xhosa) To release
Nomphelo (xhosa) The end
Nompilo (zulu) Mother of health
Nompucuko (xhosa) Civilization
Nompumelelo (xhosa) Success
Nompumelelo (zulu) Success
Nomqondiso (xhosa) Caution
Nomsa (xhosa) with mercy
Nomthandazo (xhosa) Mother of prayer
Nomthandazo (zulu) Prayer
Nomthimba (zulu) Wedding
Nomusa (zulu) Grace
Nomvula (zulu) Rain
Nomzamo (zulu) Struggle
Nomzamo (xhosa) with attempt
Nonceba (xhosa) with mercy
Nonhlanhla (zulu) Good luck
Nonhle (zulu) Mother of Beauty
Nonjabulo (zulu) Mother of joy
Nonkonzo (xhosa) Service
Nonkosi (xhosa) Lordship
Nonkululeko (xhosa) Freedom
Nonkululeko (zulu) Freedom
Nonqaba (xhosa) With fortress
Nontasasa (xhosa) Born in the early morning
Nontathu (xhosa) Third girl
Nontethelelo (zulu) To be washed from sin
Nontobeko (zulu) Humility
Nontobeko (xhosa) with humbleness
Nontshaba (xhosa) Mother of enemies
Nontsikelelo (xhosa) with blessings
Nonyameko (xhosa) with endurance
Nonyaniso (xhosa) Truth
Nonzukiso (xhosa) Glorification
Nosakhele (xhosa) Build for us
Nosakhele (zulu) Build for us
Nosine (xhosa) Born on Thursday
Nosipho (zulu) Mother of a gift
Nosiphiwo (zulu) With a gift
Nosiphiwo (xhosa) with gift
Nosisi (xhosa) endearment for little sister
Nosopholo (xhosa) Born at supper time
Nothando (zulu) Mother of love
Nothemba (zulu) Hope
Nothembi (zulu) Faith; Hope
Notumato (xhosa) Beautiful at birth
Noxolo (xhosa) with peace
Noxolo (zulu) Mother of peace
Nozibele (xhosa) Kindness
Nozibusiso (xhosa) Blessings
Nozibusiso (zulu) Mother of blessings
Nozipho (zulu) Of many gifts
Nozizwe (zulu) Mother of nations
Nozuko (xhosa) with glory
Nqabisile (xhosa) Hidden
Nqobile (zulu) Conquered
Ntando (xhosa) Will
Ntatu (xhosa) Born on Wednesday
Nthabi (sotho) Short form of Nthabiseng (make me happy)
Nthabiseng (sotho) Make me happy
Nthati (sotho) One to love me
Nthatisi (sotho) Historical female name
Ntinga (xhosa) Reach up for the heights
Ntokozo (zulu) Happiness
Ntombebhongo (xhosa) Girl of pride
Ntombekhaya (xhosa) Homegirl
Ntombenhle (zulu) Beautiful girl
Ntombentsha (xhosa) Ntombentsha
Ntombifikile (xhosa) The girl has arrived
Ntombifuthi (zulu) Girl again
Ntombikanina (zulu) Mother’s girl
Ntombikayise (zulu) Father’s girl
Ntombikayise (xhosa) Father’s girl
Ntombikhona (zulu) We have a girl
Ntombiyesizwe (zulu) Girl of the earth
Ntombiyoxolo (xhosa) Girl of peace
Ntombizanele (zulu) Enough girls
Ntombizanele (xhosa) Girls are enough
Ntombizodidi (xhosa) Precious girls
Ntombizodwa (xhosa) girl’s only
Ntombizodwa (zulu) Girls only
Ntombokuqala (xhosa) first girl
Ntombomzi (xhosa) Home girl
Ntsebo (sotho) Adapted from the word for whispers
Ntsoaki (LSe) Girls amongst boys and is usually given to a girl who is the only daughter amongst her male siblings …
Ntsoaki (SASe) Word related to verbs “to stir” or “mix up”
Ntuthuko (zulu) Prosperity
Nwabisa (xhosa) Entertainer
Ntswaki (LSe) Girls amongst boys and is usually given to a girl who is the only daughter amongst her male siblings …
Ntswaki (SASe) Word related to verbs “to stir” or “mix up”
Nyakallo (sotho) Joy
   
O  
Oarona (sotho) Ours
Olwethu (xhosa) Our own
Onele (xhosa) Enough
Ongezwa (xhosa) Addition to the family
   
P  
Paballo (sotho) Protection
Palesa (sotho) Flower
Phakamile (zulu) Proud/High
Phatheka (xhosa) Controllable
Phathiswa (xhosa) Handle
Philile (zulu) Spirited
Philisile (zulu) She has given life
Phindile (zulu) Repetition
Phelisa (xhosa) to end
Phozisa (xhosa) cool off
Phumeza (xhosa) fulfil; success
Phumelela (zulu) Prosperity
Phumla (xhosa) rest [in singular]
Phumza (xhosa) Relieve
Phumzile (xhosa) Rested
Phumzile (zulu) Rest
Phutheho (sotho) Congregation or collection
Pont’so (sotho) Show / Exhibition / Revelation
Pula (sotho) Rain
Pulane (sotho) Rainy
Puleng (sotho) In or during the Rain
Puleng (sotho) In the rain
   
Q  
Qamata (xhosa) Great Spirit
Qaqamba (xhosa) Bright
Qenehelo (sotho) Pity
Qiniso (zulu) Thankful
   
R  
Ramatjato (sotho) From ‘tjato’ (agility)
Ramatla (sotho) From ‘matla’ (strength)
Ramona (sotho) From ‘mona’ (selfishness)
Ratsebo (sotho) From ‘tsebo’ (knowledge)
Ratu (sotho) Love of mine
Reabetsoe (LSe) We have been provided for
Reabetswe (SASe) We have been provided for
Reabiloe (LSe) We have been blessed
Reabilwe (SASe) We have been blessed
Refiloe (LSe) We have been given or awarded
Refilwe (SASe) We have been given or awarded
Relebohile (sotho) We have thanked / We are grateful
Remaketse (sotho) We are surprised
Rethabile (sotho) We are happy
   
S  
Samkelisiwe (zulu) Received
Samukelisiwe (zulu) Endowment
Sanele (xhosa) We are enough now
Seeng (sotho) Gone (astray)
Sesethu (xhosa) Ours
Shoeshoe (sotho) Flower
Sibahle (zulu) We are beautiful
Sibongile (zulu) Thank you
Sibongiseni (zulu) Help us to say thank you
Sibongiseni (xhosa) praise with us
Sihle (zulu) Good
Simangele (zulu) Surprise
Simphiwe (zulu) Given
Simosihle (zulu) Beautiful feeling
Simthandile (xhosa) we have loved her
Sindiswa (xhosa) Saved
Sindisiwe (zulu) Saved
Sinegugu (zulu) Our treasure
Sinehlanhla (zulu) We have luck
Sinethemba (zulu) We have hope
Sinethemba (xhosa) We are trusting
Siphephelo (zulu) Refuge; a place where you can hide
Siphesihle (zulu) Beautiful gift
Siphiwe (zulu) Gift
Sipho (zulu) Gift
Siphokazi (zulu) Gift
Siphosethu (Xhosa) our gift
Sisa (xhosa) Compassion
Sisipho (xhosa) Gift
Sithandiwe (xhosa) we have been loved
Sithokozile (zulu) We are happy
Siyabulela (Xhosa) We are thankful/grateful
Siyamthanda (xhosa) We love you
Siyanda (zulu) We are growing
Sizakele (zulu) Helped
Sizamile (zulu) We have tried
Sizani (zulu) You all help
Slindile (zulu) Waiting
Songezwa (xhosa) Fold
Sonto (zulu) Sunday
Sphesihle (zulu) Precious gift
Sthembile (zulu) We have hope
Sthokozile (zulu) Thank you
   
T  
Tsepiso (sotho) Promise
Tebatso (sotho) Distraction / Make forget
Tebello (sotho) Expectation
Thabile (zulu) Happy
Thabisa (zulu) Bring joy
Thabisile (zulu) Has brought joy
Thalente (zulu) Talent or gift from God
Thandazile (zulu) have prayed
Thandeka (zulu) Beloved
Thandeka (xhosa) She is loved
Thandekile (zulu) The loved one
Thandie (zulu) Beloved
Thandile (xhosa) Beloved
Thandiswa (xhosa) She is in love
Thandiswa (zulu) She who had to be loved
Thandiwe (xhosa) She is loving
Thandiwe (zulu) Beloved
Thanduxolo (xhosa) Lover of peace
Thando (zulu) Love
Thathani (zulu) Take
Thato (sotho) Love. Having the will to achieve, determined to succeed
Thembeka (xhosa) Trustworthy
Thembeka (zulu) Be reliable be trustworthy
Thembekile (zulu) Trustworthy
Thembela (xhosa) hope for
Thembelihle (zulu) Good hope
Thembeni (zulu) What do you trust?
Thembile (zulu) Hopeful, trusting.
Thembisa (xhosa) A promise
Thembisile (zulu) She has promised
Thenjiwe (zulu) Trusted
Thenjiwe (xhosa) Trusted
Thobeka (xhosa) Humbleness
Thobela (xhosa) Obey
Thoko (zulu) Happiness
Thokozile (zulu) Thank you
Tholakele (zulu) She has been found
Thotyelwa (xhosa) to be obeyed
Thozama (xhosa) Calmness
Thulile (zulu) We are peaceful
Thulisa (xhosa) keep quiet
Thulisile (zulu) She who made things quiet
Thumeka (xhosa) Sendable
Thuto (sotho) Lesson
Thuthuka (zulu) To progress
Thuthukile (zulu) Has become a better person
Tidimalo (sotho) Humble, Quiet
Tiisetso (sotho) Perseverance
Tlhokomelo (sotho) Care, being careful
Tlokomela (sotho) Caring for someone
Tlotliso (sotho) Honour
Tokologo (sotho) Free
Tokoloho (sotho) Freedom / Independence
Topollo (sotho) Emancipation / Release
Tshepiso (sotho) Promise
Tshiamo (sotho) Enough!, Honest
Tumelo (sotho) Faith
   
U  
Uluthando (zulu) He is love
Uminathi (zulu) He (God) is with us
Unathi (zulu) He is with us
   
   
V  
Vathiswa (xhosa) Clothed
Vela (xhosa) Appear
Velile (zulu) Come to sight
Veliswa (xhosa) Revealed
Vemvane (zulu) Butterfly
Vumela (zulu) In harmony with
Vumile (zulu) She has agreed
vuya (xhosa) Delighted, Rejoicing
Vuyelwa (xhosa) Joy; Child that brings great joy
Vuyiswa (zulu) Made Happy
Vuyokazi (xhosa) Happiness
   
W  
Wabayi (sotho) Raven
Wazini (xhosa) what do you know
Welile (zulu) We have crossed over
Weziwe (xhosa) Taken over
Winile (zulu) Winner
Wonga (xhosa) Taken over
   
X  
Xabanisile (zulu) Initiator of dispute
Xola (xhosa) Stay in Peace
Xolelwa (xhosa) A child of peace
Xolile (zulu) Made happy
Xolisile (zulu) (we are) sorry
   
Y  
Yandiswa (xhosa) make more
Yola (xhosa) Delightful, Agreeable
Yoliswa (xhosa) Delight
Yonela (xhosa) Enough
   
Z  
Zama (zulu) Try
Zamafuthi (zulu) Try again
Zamani (zulu) Try again
Zamile (zulu) Tried
Zandile (zulu) They have multiplied
Zandile (xhosa) Increased
Zanele (xhosa) Enough
Zanele (zulu) Girls are enough
Zibu (zulu) Water Lily
Zibuyile (zulu) Already back
Zika (xhosa) To understand thoroughly, to get to the bottom of
Zimbini (xhosa) There are two
Zimkhitha (xhosa) Dignity
Zingisa (xhosa) persist
Zinhle (zulu) The girls are beautiful
Zintle (xhosa) they are beautiful
Zintwezinhle (zulu) Beautiful things
Zinzi (xhosa) Comfortably settled
Ziyanda (xhosa) Increasing
Zodwa (xhosa) girls only
Zodwa (zulu) Short for Ntombizodwa – meaning girls
Zola (xhosa) Quietness
Zoleka (xhosa) The meek one
Zondlile (zulu) Nourished herself
Zongile (zulu) Preserved
Zonke (zulu) Short for Ziphozonke meaning they are all gifts
Zukelwa (xhosa) calmed for
Zukiswa (xhosa) be glorified
Zula (zulu) Brilliant

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