Talk:Ndaba kaMageba

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Move to Ndaba[edit]

None of the reliable sources say anything about kaMageba. I think the article should be moved to Ndaba unless some reliable source can be provided that shows kaMageba is part of his name.  —Chris Capoccia TC 13:36, 23 February 2009 (UTC)

According to Colenso, ka means "son of" or "daughter of" so maybe kaMageba is not an actual surname. And maybe it should be "ka'Mageba" instead of "kaMageba". See Colenso, John William (1905). "Ka". A Zulu-English Dictionary (4th ed.). Natal, Vause, Slatter & Co. p. 246. OCLC 4741902.  Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)  —Chris Capoccia TC 14:50, 23 February 2009 (UTC)

Further reading[edit]

Further reading[edit]

IF anyone has access to these books and wants to put something in the article with them, have at it. Didn't make much sense having a "further reading" list that was about 4 times the length of the article, and relevance of all these is not entirely clear to me.Bali ultimate (talk) 22:45, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

  • Colenso, John William (1905). "Ndaba". A Zulu-English Dictionary (4th ed.). Natal, Vause, Slatter & Co. p. 373. OCLC 4741902. Name of the father of any great chief, whether his true name be known or not; also the true name of one of the Zulu kings, i.e. Tshaka's great-grandfather  Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  • Kuper, Adam (1993). "The 'House' and Zulu Political Structure in the Nineteenth Century". The Journal of African History. Cambridge University Press. 34 (3): 469–487. doi:10.1017/S0021853700033764. According to Bryant, Ndaba married one of his daughters into a junior branch of the royal family 
  • Gibson, James Young (1911). The Story of the Zulus. p. 16. OCLC 4656842. [Tshaka] counted an ancestry of nine chiefs, whose names and order of succession are given as Malandela, Ntombela, Zulu, Nkosinkulu, Punga, Mageba, Ndaba, Jama, and Senzangakona. 
  • Vail, Leroy (1991). Power and the praise poem: southern African voices in history. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Press. p. 68. ISBN 0-8139-1340-3.  Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  • Morris, Donald R. (1998). The Washing of the Spears: A History of the Rise of the Zulu Nation Under Shaka and Its Fall in the Zulu War of 1879. New York City: Da Capo Press. p. 4. ISBN 0-306-80866-8. Punga followed Zulu, and Mageba (who may have been his brother) followed Punga. Ndaba followed Mageba, and Jama followed Ndaba…  Unknown parameter |dyear= ignored (help); Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  • de Schryver, Gilles-Maurice (2008). "A New Way to Lemmatize Adjectives in a User-friendly Zulu–English Dictionary" (PDF). Lexikos. 18: 63–91. Nondela had remembered the really old things during the reign of chief Ndaba 
  • Guy, Jeff (2002). The view across the river: Harriette Colenso and the Zulu struggle against imperialism. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Press. p. 6. ISBN 0-8139-2133-3. I say that when Mageba died he left the country to Punga; Punga, on his death, left it to Ndaba. Ndaba, on his death, left it to Jama 
  • Granqvist, Raoul (1993). Culture in Africa: An Appeal for Pluralism. Uppsala: Nordiska afrikainstitutet. p. 187. ISBN 91-7106-330-7. And yet it was the great announcement foretold by [King Shaka's] great grandfather, Ndaba, that he alone would be a great king, far from his progeny would unexpectedly appear the one who would rule the whole of South Africa.  citing Fuze, Magema (1979) [1922]. The Black People and Whence They Came: A Zulu View. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press. p. 58. ISBN 0-86980-515-0.  Unknown parameter |coautors= ignored (help)