1[PC+]‘I tore the sleeve of my shirt while pruning the hedge’ — Ngiklebhule umkhono wehembe lami ngesikhathi ngithena uthango.‘The workers will be paid their wages at the end of the week’ — Abasebenzi bazokhokhelwa imiholo yabo ekupheleni kwesonto.‘The organization is very concerned about the rights of women’ — Inhlangano ikhathazekile ngamalungelo abesifazane.
2nga-nge-‘I couldn't think of anything to say to her’ — Angikwazanga ukucabanga nganoma yini ebengingayisho kuye.‘The wall is made of natural stone’ — Lolu donga lwenziwe ngetshe langempela.
3‘The umdoni tree grows to a height of at least six metres’ — Isihlahla somdoni sikhula ubude okungenani amamitha ayisithupha.
The concept of is typically expressed by a possessive concord (PC) in isiZulu; see Table 7 in the mini-grammar. When the -a- of the PC comes into contact with a vowel, the following sound changes take place: a+a>a, a+i>e, a+u>o.