Using the same Ndebele word for singular and plural

Salibonani bangane (hello friends). Lamhla, let us look at the case for words that are the same in singular and plural in isiNdebele.

Like the English word, "sheep" means one or many of the animal, so there are words in Ndebele which mean both. For example:
ubunyonyo means either one ant or many ants, ubusuku means one or many nights, and ubuhlungu means pain or many pains (or poisons).

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