A complex speech sound or glide that begins with one Xhosa vowel and gradually develops to a different Xhosa vowel while in the similar syllable, as (oi) in boil or (i) in fine. A diphthong in Xhosa language (basically implies “two sounds” or “two tones”), also known as a gliding vowel. Xhosa diphthong is regarded as two neighboring vowel sounds taking place within the similar syllable.
Basically, a Xhosa diphthong is definitely a vowel using two distinct goals – that is, your tongue moves in the course of the pronunciation of the vowel. Learn More
Select the links below to find out a number of helpful Xhosa holiday phrases that are organized by group. For each holiday word or phrase in Xhosa, you will notice the English interpretation.