Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika

/ (ŋˈkosɪ ˌsɪkɛˈlɛlɪ ˌɑfrɪˈkɑ) /


the unofficial anthem of the Black people of South Africa, officially recognized as a national anthem (along with parts of `Die Stem' and an English verse) in 1991


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Word Origin for Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika

from Xhosa, Lord Bless Africa
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