Zulu

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See also: zulu, zulú, and zulù

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Wiktionary
Zulu edition of Wiktionary

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Zulu

  1. The letter Z in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Zulu umZulu.

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Adjective[edit]

Zulu (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the Zulu people, culture, or language.

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Noun[edit]

Zulu (countable and uncountable, plural Zulu or Zulus)

  1. (countable) An individual member of the Zulu people.
  2. An African ethnic group living mainly in the KwaZulu-Natal Province in eastern South Africa.
  3. The letter Z in the ICAO spelling alphabet
  4. A designation for time along the prime meridian; UTC; Zulu time.
    • Noon MST is 19:00 Zulu.
  5. (uncountable) The language of these people, a Bantu language; isiZulu.
    Synonym: isiZulu

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Chichewa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ngoni; compare Zulu umZulu.

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Proper noun[edit]

Zúlu

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Zulu was the 4th most common surname in Zambia (212 468 persons = 1.4 percent of the population) and the 53rd most common surname in Malawi (23227 persons = 0.1 percent of the population).


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Noun[edit]

Zulu ? (plural Zulu's)

  1. (law enforcement, slang) police helicopter
    Synonym: politiehelikopter