See also: ZULU, zulu, zulú, zulù, and żulu

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Zulu [2]
 
Zulu [3]

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From English Zulu.

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Zulu

  1. (international standards) NATO, ICAO, ITU & IMO radiotelephony clear code (spelling-alphabet name) for the letter Z.
  2. (nautical) Signal flag for the letter Z.
  3. (time zone) Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+00:00)
ICAO/NATO radiotelephonic clear codes for letters
code Alfa Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliett Kilo Lima Mike
code November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu

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  1. ^ DIN 5009:2022-06, Deutsches Institut für Normung, June 2022, page Anhang B: Buchstabiertafel der ICAO („Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet“)

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Etymology edit

From Zulu umZulu.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈzuːluː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːluː

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Zulu (countable and uncountable, plural Zulu or Zulus)

  1. A member of an African ethnic group living mainly in the KwaZulu-Natal Province in eastern South Africa.
  2. Time along the prime meridian; UTC; Zulu time.
    Noon MST is 19:00 Zulu.

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Zulu

  1. The language of these people, a Bantu language; isiZulu.
    Synonym: isiZulu

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Zulu (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the Zulu people, culture, or language.

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Chichewa edit

Etymology edit

From Ngoni; compare Zulu umZulu.

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Zúlu

  1. a surname from Ngoni

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According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Zulu was the 4th most common surname in Zambia (212 468 persons = 1.4 percent of the population) and the 53rd most common surname in Malawi (23227 persons = 0.1 percent of the population).

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Zulu ? (plural Zulu's)

  1. (law enforcement, slang) police helicopter
    Synonym: politiehelikopter