Translation of tone in isiZulu

tone

Noun (plural tones)

  1. Examples

    • Use a firm tone of voice when giving your dog a command

      Sebenzisa isimo sephimbo esiqinile uma ulayeza inja yakho

  2. Examples

    • I think we should paint the walls a lighter tone of blue

      Ngicabanga ukuthi kufanele sipende udonga ngesimo sombala osasibhakabhaka ngokukhanyayo

  3. Examples

    • In some languages changing the tone of a syllable can change the meaning of the word

      Kwezinye izilimi ukushintsha iphimbo lelunga legama kungaguqula incazelo yegama

Verb

  1. Examples

    • You should tone down your criticism otherwise people will just be offended and not take you seriously

      Kufanele wehlise indlela ogxeka ngayo ngale kwalokho abantu bazonengeka bese bengabe besakunaka

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