Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika

Lyrics by syllable for cutting-and-pasting into music typesetting software.


Soprano

N'ko-si si-ke-lel' i-A-fri-ka
Ma-lu-pha-kan-yis-w'u-phon-do lwa-yo,
Yi-zwa i-mith-an-da-zo ye-thu,
Nko-si si-ke-le-la, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Wo-za Mo-ya, Wo-za,
Wo-za Mo-ya, Wo-za,
Wo-za Mo-ya, O-ying-cwe-le.
U-si-si-ke-le-le, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Mo-re-na bo-lo-ka se-cha-ba sa he-so,
O fed-is-e dint-wa la mat-shwen-ye-ho, -shwen-ye-ho.

Lo-ke o, se bo-lo-ke, lo-ke o, se bo-lo-ke.
Se-cha-ba sa he-so, se-cha-ba sa A-fri-ka.
A-fri-ka.

Alto

N'ko-si si-ke-lel' i-A-fri-ka
Ma-lu-pha-kan-yis-w'u-phon-do lwa-yo,
Yi-zwa i-mith-an-da-zo ye-thu,
Nko-si si-ke-le-la, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Si-ke-le-le, u-s-si-ke-le-le,
Si-ke-lel-le, nko-si si-ke-lel'
Wo-za Mo-ya, O-ying-cwe-le.
U-si-si-ke-le-le, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Mo-re-na bo-lo-ka se-cha-ba sa he-so,
O fed-is-e dint-wa la mat-shwen-ye-ho, -shwen-ye-ho.
O se bo-lo-ke, o se bo-lo-ke.
Se-cha-ba sa he-so, se-cha-ba sa A-fri-ka.
A-fri-ka.

Tenor

N'ko-si si-ke-lel' i-A-fri-ka
Ma-lu-pha-kan-yis-w'u-phon-do lwa-yo,
Yi-zwa i-mith-an-da-zo ye-thu,
Nko-si si-ke-le-la, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Si-ke-le-le, u-s-si-ke-le-le,
Si-ke-lel-le, nko-si si-ke-lel'
Wo-za Mo-ya, O-ying-cwe-le.
U-si-si-ke-le-le, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Mo-re-na bo-lo-ka se-cha-ba sa he-so,
O fed-is-e dint-wa la mat-shwen-ye-ho, -shwen-ye-ho.
O se bo-lo-ke, o se bo-lo-ke.
Se-cha-ba sa he-so, se-cha-ba sa A-fri-ka.
A-fri-ka.

Bass

N'ko-si si-ke-lel' i-A-fri-ka
Ma-lu-pha-kan-yis-w'u-phon-do lwa-yo,
Yi-zwa i-mith-an-da-zo ye-thu,
Nko-si si-ke-le-la, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Wo-za Mo-ya, Wo-za,
Wo-za Mo-ya, Wo-za,
Wo-za Mo-ya, O-ying-cwe-le.
U-si-si-ke-le-le, thi-na lu-sa-pho lwa-yo.

Mo-re-na bo-lo-ka se-cha-ba sa he-so,
O fed-is-e dint-wa la mat-shwen-ye-ho, -shwen-ye-ho.

Lo-ke o, se bo-lo-ke, lo-ke o, se bo-lo-ke.
Se-cha-ba sa he-so, se-cha-ba sa A-fri-ka.
A-fri-ka.


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