ZIMBABWE NATIONAL ANTHEM

August 7, 2020

SHONA

Simudzai mureza wedu weZimbabwe 
Yakazvarwa nomoto wechimurenga; 
Neropa zhinji ramagamba 
Tiidzivirire kumhandu dzose; 
Ngaikomborerwe nyika yeZimbabwe. 
Tarisai Zimbabwe nyika yakashongedzwa 
Namakomo, nehova, zvinoyevedza 
Mvura ngainaye, minda ipe mbesa 
Vashandi vatuswe, ruzhinji rugutswe; 
Ngaikomborerwe nyika yeZimbabwe. 

Mwari ropafadzai nyika yeZimbabwe 
Nyika yamadzitateguru edu tose; 
Kubva Zambezi kusvika Limpopo, 
Navatungamiri vave nenduramo; 
Ngaikomborerwe nyika yeZimbabwe. 


NDEBELE

Phakamisan iflegi yethu yeZimbabwe 
Eyazalwa yimpi yenkululeko; 
Legaz’ elinengi lamaqhawe ethu 
Silivikele ezithan izonke; 
Kalibusisiwe ilizwe leZimbabwe. 

Khangelan’ iZimbabwe yon’ ihlotshiwe 
Ngezintaba lang’ miful’ ebukekayo, 
Izulu kaline, izilimo zande; 
Iz’ sebenzi zenam’, abantu basuthe; 
Kalibusisiwe ilizwe leZimbabwe. 

Nkosi busis’ ilizwe lethu leZimbabwe 
Ilizwe labokhokho bethu thina sonke; 
Kusuk’ eZambezi kusiy’ eLimpopo 
Abakhokheli babe lobuqotho; 
Kalibusisiwe ilizwe leZimbabwe.


ENGLISH

O lift high the banner, the flag of Zimbabwe 
The symbol of freedom proclaiming victory; 
We praise our heros’ sacrifice, 
And vow to keep our land from foes; 
And may the Almighty protect and bless our land. 

O lovely Zimbabwe, so wondrously adorned 
With mountains, and rivers cascading, flowing free; 
May rain abound, and fertile fields; 
May we be fed, our labour blessed; 
And may the Almighty protect and bless our land. 

O God, we beseech Thee to bless our native land; 
The land of our fathers bestowed upon us all; 
From Zambezi to Limpopo 
May leaders be exemplary; 
And may the Almighty protect and bless our land. 

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