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South African National Anthem (multilingual; since 1997) (English (Scots) translation)

English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Xhosa, Zulu
English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Xhosa, Zulu

South African National Anthem (multilingual; since 1997)

( isiXhosa / Xhosa: )
Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika
Maluphakanyisw' uphondo lwayo,
( isiZulu / Zulu: )
Yizwa imithandazo yethu,
Nkosi sikelela, thina lusapho lwayo.
( Sesotho / Sotho: )
Morena boloka setjhaba sa heso,
O fedise dintwa le matshwenyeho,
O se boloke, O se boloke setjhaba sa heso,
Setjhaba sa, South Afrika — South Afrika.
( Afrikaans: )
Uit die blou van onse hemel,
Uit die diepte van ons see,
Oor ons ewige gebergtes,
Waar die kranse antwoord gee,
( English: )
Sounds the call to come together,
And united we shall stand,
Let us live and strive for freedom
In South Africa our land.
Submitted by francisco.translatefrancisco.translate on Thu, 06/02/2014 - 13:54
Last edited by hariboneagle927hariboneagle927 on Sat, 02/02/2019 - 15:02
Submitter's comments:

«Since 1997, the South African national anthem has been a hybrid song combining new English lyrics with extracts of the hymn Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika (God Bless Africa) and Die Stem van Suid-Afrika (The Call of South Africa).»

English (Scots) translationEnglish (Scots)
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Sooth African Naitional Anthem

Laird bliss Africae
Lat her glore be liftit heich,
Hear oor prayers
Laird bliss us, yer bairns.
Laird we ask Ye tae pertect oor kintra,
Intervene and end aw fechts,
Pertect us, pertect oor kintra,
Pertect Sooth Africae, Sooth Africae.
Frae the blue o oors skys,
Frae the deepth o oor seas,
Ower oor iverlestin muntains,
Whaur the echain craigs dingle,
Soonds the caw tae come thegither,
And unitit we sall staund,
Lat us leeve and strive for freedom,
In Soooth Africae oor laund.

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