Translation of purple in isiZulu

purple

-nsomi

adjective

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    -nsomi
    ‘He stands out in the crowd with his smart black shoes and bright purple shirt, a shiny new cellphone clutched in his hand’ Wayegqamile ezihlweleni ngezicathulo ezimnyama, zikanokusho zakhe, iyembe elinsomi, elikhanyayo nomakhalekhukhwini okhazimulayo ewubambe esandleni sakhe.

nounPlural purples

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    ubunsomi
    ‘In many parts of the historical world, purple could be worn only by royalty or the elite’ Ezingxenyeni eziningi zomhlaba womlando, ubunsomi babugqokwa abasebukhosini kuphela noma abaphezulu.