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N'Kosi Sikelei I Afrika

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19:27 Dec 11, 2000
Xhosa to English translations [Non-PRO]
Xhosa term or phrase: N'Kosi Sikelei I Afrika
found in title of a band composition for jr. high piece
Lori Crain

Summary of answers provided
naGod bless Africa
Miranda Makwetu



180 days
God bless Africa

The first part of the South African National Anthem

Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika (God Bless Africa)
Maluphakanyisw’ uphondo lwayo, (Let its horn (ie spirit) rise)
Yizwa imithandazo yethu, (Hear our prayers)
Nkosi sikelela, thina lusapho lwayo.
(God Bless us, its family)

    Reference: http://www.gov.za/inauguration/anthem.htm
Miranda Makwetu
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