and a few more:
Komati:Two origins, Tsonga Nkomati from SISWATI - Inkomati -the female of a large animal "the river of cows" or possibly the more likely - Zulu Inkmagazi - "river of blood" from cattle.
Kunguweni:the Tsonga name of a place east of Olifants "the place wit an abundance of beer".
Kushumba:Tsonga origin namne of a Creek soouth-east of Maklangeni, also their name for Don Lowe former Senior Ranger "an exceptionally strong person".
Lanner Gorge: English origin for one of the most beautiful places in the Park, where the Levhuvu River cuts a gorge north of Punda Maria, named by Ranger Mike English after the Lanner Falcons often seen in the area.
Lebombo:of Zulu - Siswati origin for the mountain range forming the eastern boundary of the Park and South Africa with Mozambique - amabombo - "to set course in a chosen direction, especially when migrating in a chosen direction or changing one's lodging".
Also the crest of a mountain, it must have been an important landmark in the days gone by.
Limpopo: Ndebele origin Ilimpopho "river of the waterfall".
Lubyelubye: Tsonga origin for the creek north of Lower Sabie from labye"to go through the water in ones close".
Mabyebye:Tsonga origin for a tributary of the Bangu south-east of Olifants " to be a coward".
Mabyendzawo: of Tsonga origin for a trutary of the Sabie River south-west of Lower Sabie " lion rocks".
Mabyeni: of Tsonga origin - the name of a hill north west of Pafuri " at the rocks".
Pafuri: of Venda origin - a distortion of Mphaphuli, the name of an inflentail Chief who reigned in the area.
Machangani: Of Tsonga origin, the name of a Creek north-east of Phalaborwa, "the Sangane people".
Machaphiri: of Tsonga origin the name of a dolerite dyke across the western boundary, ending in the Munywini Creek - " the place where the puffadder gave fright".
Munywini: of Tsonga origin for a Creek south-west of Tshokwane, a tributary of the N'wasontsontso "at the salt".
N'wasontsontso: of Tssonga origin, the name of the dry river flowwing through the central area of the Park, later joining the Nkomati in Mozambique "drip intermittently".
Tshokwane: of Sotho origing - the name of a person who sed to live in the area.
Marhabuyahutlwa: of Tsonga origin, the name of Creek and waterhole north-west of Lower Sabie, a tributary of the Salitje Creek - "the bones of a giraffe".
Marhandzala:of Tsonga origin a tributary of the Shineyi "ground hornbills".
Marheya: Tsonga origin name of a tributary of the Sweni River south east of Satara "to set a trap".
Swewni: of Tsonga origin, the name of the largest tributary of the Nwanetsi River, "shut eyes tightly".
Nwanetsi: of Tsonga origin, the namne of the river south of Satara flowing into Mozambique, " the Creek with the shiny glimmering water".
Marhumbini: of Tsonga origin, the name of a Creek south of Mooiplaas, a tributary of the Shabhakadzi, at the old, deserted kraal sites".
Marhumbyeni: of Tsonga origin, the name of a borehole south-west of Letaba, named by Gus Adendorff - "at the entrails".
I participate because I care - CUSTOS NATURAE
Convenor of the AIKONA Group.
No to Hotels in and commercialization of our National Parks.
Done 142 visits to National Parks.
What a wonderful privilege.