10 Things You Didn’t Know About Zulu

Written by Keren Mikva

The Zulu language is one of South Africa’s 11 official languages, and the second most-spoken language in the 250-member Bantu language group. Using the Latin alphabet, Zulu is especially noted for its click consonants. Referred to by Zulu speakers as isiZulu, it is the native language of the Zulu people with more than 10 million speakers worldwide. The vast majority live in South Africa. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Zulu.

Sources: AboutWorldLanguages.com, AskMen.com, BuzzSouthAfrica.com, IBTimes.com

This article originally appeared April 28, 2014.