Zulu Calendar

The Zulu had a calendar of thirteen months( moons). It was a lunar calendar. They divided the year into two season: the rainy season or working season and the dry or winter season (Murray 77).
uncwaBa -June or August
umandulo
umfumfu
tdwezi -October
uziBandlela -
umandulo

timandulo-September
uziBandlela-September
umfumfu-October
ulwezi-November
umasingana-October
uziBandlela-December
umasingana or Ungcela early November
unhlolanja-the month of the mating of dogs starts at the beginning of
January
undasa-the month of the abundance of new mealies starts at the very
beginning of February
umBasa-(also called Um6aso), the winter fires are first lit, starts at the
end of February
ungulaziBuya or Undida
ulwezi-November
umasingana-January
ungcela-December
undasa-January

undasa-(January)
utnBaso-(February)
unhlolanja-(February)
undasa-(March)
um6aso-(April)
unhlaSa-(May)
 
unhlangula-(April)
(Unhlangulana)-(June)
umaquBa-(May)
untulikazi, ( UmaquBa, Unhlangula}-(July)

unhlaSa-the month of the aloe flowers starts late in April

unhlangulana-(also called Uluthudlana or U m a, q u 6 a omncane),
the month of the early winds starts about the middle of May

umaquSa-(also called Untulini, Umpofu, Untulikazi,Uluthuli, Unhlangula),
the month of dust blowing starts in mid- June

Works Cited

Murray, Tim(1999). Time and Archeology. Psychology Press: p. 77 ISDN  ISBN
0415117623, 9780415117623.

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