Zulus are rightly celebrated for being fierce warriors, but King Shaka's people are also decidedly poetic. "Zulu" itself means someone who hails from heaven, eZulwini. Reminds me of the Mandarin character for China--the middle or centre--which is how Chinese scholars understood China's place in the world. Sawubona though is less about conquest and more poetic beauty in everyday speech--I See You. Drop a line and say hello like a proper Zulu. I'll respond with all their grace, Sawubona:
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