Translation of cousin in isiZulu

cousin

umzala

nounPlural cousins

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    umzala
    umfowethu
    umfowenu
    ‘I am going to the initiation school with my cousin next year’ Ngiya esikoleni sokusoka nomzala wami kulo nyaka ozayo.

Usage

Don't confuse 'cousin' with 'nephew' and 'niece'. A 'cousin' is a person (boy or girl) who is the child of your aunt or uncle. A 'niece' is the daughter of your sister or brother. A 'nephew' is the son of your sister or brother.