Zulu
I. noun (plural Zulu or Zulus) Etymology: Zulu -zula (as in isiZulu the Zulu language Date: 1824 1. a member of a Bantu-speaking people of Natal 2. the Bantu language of the Zulus • Zulu adjective II. Date: 1952 — a communications code word for the letter z

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”