1unothi0‘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
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".