The Bantu language of this people, closely related to Xhosa.
A member of a Bantu people of southeast Africa, primarily inhabiting northeast Natal province in South Africa.
Other Word Forms
Origin of zulu
From Zulu umZulu.
Zulu Sentence Examples
The Zulu gives little attention to the cultivation of the soil.
At the close of the 18th century the Zulu were an unimportant tribe numbering a few thousands only.
The Zulu power, as has been recorded, was broken in 187 9.
Of the tribes who were in Natal before the Zulu invasion about 1812, the two largest are the Abatembu (who are in five main divisions and number about 30,000) and the Amakwabe (seven divisions and about 20.000 people).
The three last tribes are among those which sought refuge in Natal from Zulu persecution, before the establishment of British rule in 1843.