Ukuhunyushwa kwe nought e isiZulu

nought

unothi

ibizoPlural noughts

Mathematics

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    unothi
    0
    ‘Count from zero to five. Nought, one, two, three, four, five’ Bala kusukela eqandeni kuya esihlanwini. Unothi, kunye, kubili, kuthathu, kune, kuhlanu.
    ‘This jug holds nought comma five litres (0,5 l) of milk’ Lo jeke uphatha isilinganiso esingu-0,5 wamalitha obisi.
    • nothing, the number 0
    • lutho, inombolo engu-0

Usage

When preceded by the class prefix "u-", numbers are pronounced in English. In the second example above "0,5" is pronounced, in isiZulu, as "nought comma five".