Isimo sophawu sifaniselwe ngesimo somlomo
The shape of the symbol is made to mimic the shape of the mouth
Ukuloba kohlamvu kuqala ngonkamisa, bese kufakwa ongwaqa
The writing of a syllable begins with the vowel, then the consonants are added
Ngalezi nqutshwana ezincane sikhona ukubhala izinhlamvu eziningi.
With these few small processes we can write a wide range of syllables.