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Ilizwi – Endumbeni Arts Culture


Ngendlela yinye tere, ngeyokobana silibulunge ilimi lesikhethu ngokuthi lifundwe eenkolweni zethu, okungiwo umsebenzi oqakatheke khulu ngomlando weentjhaba zoke epilweni. Ilimi lesiNdebele aliqedwa kwaphela mlando wegandelelo, kodwana khathesi sele kunamalimi amanengi khulu akhulunywako emiphakathini yethu. Abantu bokukhamba bafika bekhuluma amalimi wemakhabo, abawafunde eenkolweni zemakhabo, lokho kwenza bona abantu bekhethu, amasikwabo kunye namalimi kurarane, kubebudisi khukhulu kubantwabatjha. Eenkolweni kuhlezi irhubhululo lendabuko, iinzukulu zilifumana njengamanye amagugu kunanyana ngisiphi isitjhaba esiphilako. Lapha eSewula Afrika kuneemfunda ezilithoba, kizo zoke lezomfunda kufundwa amalimi wabantu bendabuko leyo, kunye nesikhuwa. Ukufundwa kwelimi labantu bendawo ethileko kutjho bona abantu bendawo leyo badzimelela emlandweni wabo, godu nesifunda leso. Sihlohlozela intuthuko yelimi lesiNdebele eenkolweni zomphakathini wesitjhaba endaweni efaneleko, ebantwini abafaneleko, begodu loyo mnqoph’ ofaneleko.

Iye siyavuma bona eminyakeni eminengi emlandweni ilimi lesiNdebele gade ligandelelekile, kunye namanye amalimi wabantu abanzima eSewula Afrika. Umnqopho wegandelelo kukuthi amalimi wabantu abanzima aphele ngombana alitshwayo nehlathululo lamagugu, kwenzele bona iinzukulu ziduke khulu. Umphumela walokho kukuthi abantu abansundu bazinyaze ngobubona babo. Lokho kuyokwenza bona amaNdebele akhulume amalimi abangawaziko nendabuko emlandweni ongabasizi ngalitho. Ufumane umuntu aneenhloni begodu azinyaze ngelimi lekhabo, ngaleyondlela bayarhirika  ukhuphula elinye abantu balo bangalitjheji elakho. Ngokutlhayela kwelwazi ngelimi kutjho bona kutlhayela ihlathululo lamasiko wakho kunye ihlathulo lomuntu ngaye kuzwakala kuhle ngesikhabo, ngombana kunezinto ezibizwa kwaphela ngamagama wendabuko emhlotjeni welimini lelo. Nasele kufika isikhathi esithileko sehlathululo umlando kuzakufika godu abanye abantu abangaziwako bahlathulule isintu sakho ngelimi ongalizwako. Ilimi lesiNdebele lihlangana nokugirika okuhleliweko nawo kodwana okutjha kukuthi abntu ababoni litho elimbi kilokho abazifumana sele balahlekile elimini elithileko. Loke lelo lihlelo elicaliswe esikhunjeni esinzima, kodwana ezinye iintjhaba azilitjhiyi khulu ilimi labo, lapho athuthuka utjhinga nalo ukuze neenzukulu ezizako zilifumane. Umqopho walokho kukuthi kubulungwa ilimi okuligugu elikhamba phambili.

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ilenzile irhubhululo ebantwini abanengi emphakathini eenkolweni kubafundi nabotitjhere. Iqiniso kukuthi abantwana bamaNdebele baphasi kwegandelelo, ngombana emakhaya bakhuluma isiNdebele kodwana eenkolweni bafunda ilimi lesiZulu. Lokho kubafaka emrarweni nasele benza irhubhululo nasifika elimini, khulukhulu elekhabo. Eenkolweni abotitjere bararekile ngombana nabo iyabatshwayela indaba yelimi lesiNdebele, likhulunywa koke nje, begodu abafundi balikhuluma ngesiZulu. Abotitjhere abamaNdebele ngokubethwa, ngapha ukube banerhuluphelo lokufundisa ilimi lendabuko yabo, bayakateleleka bona bafundise isiZulu ngombana ngilo abasifundileko. Kubabudisi khulu, nanyana sele babona isintu sabo sigirika, kufane nokuthi bafundele khona ukufaka isandla sokugiriza esitjhabeni sekhabo, kwamambala kusithombe begodu nomlando omumbi efundwenabo, kwanga bafundele imali kwaphela.

Itjhuguluko lona libudisi ebantwini boke eentjhabeni zoke, umraro wengqondo nomkhumbulwayo, nanyana sele balibona iqiniso, ngombana sele bajayele umkhuba nanyana unganatlha bayarhodlhelela.  Abantu kwamambala baliselele bona isitjhaba sibhalelele khona le emasisweni., iinzukuku zitlhayela ngomtlala, zenza amasiko ezingakgoni ukuwuhlathulula ngelimi labo abalifundileko. Ngapha abantwana bafunda ilimi elihlathulula amasiko abangalenziko, begodu elingabasizi ngalitho ukuhlurhisa imirabhu yabo esele irathukile.