The Lord’s prayer in Tshivenda: Khotsi ashu wa tadulu. Well, let’s find out.

Did you know: Venda or Tshivenda is one of many Bantu languages and an official language of South Africa. It is widely spoken by the Venda people in the northern part of South Africa’s Limpopo province, as well as by some Lemba people in Zimbabwe.

Guide: The Lord’s prayer in Tshivenda: Khotsi ashu wa tadulu

Khotsi ashu wa ṱaḓulu, Dzina ḽau ḽikhethwa,
Muvhuso wau ude,Zwine wa funa nga zwiitwe fhano fhasi,Vhunga zwi tshi itwa ngeyi tadulu,U ri the namusi vhuswa hashu ho ri linganaho,
U ri hangwele milandu ya shu, vhunga na rine ri tshi hangwela vha re na miladu kha rine,U si ri ise milingoni,Huno, u ri phuluse vhu vhini

The Lord’s prayer in Tshivenda: Khotsi ashu wa tadulu in a sentence

Meaning:

In English: Pray then, in this way:
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done on earth
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.

 

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