word:


  • verb,
  • variant: rovora, rowora,
1. To unite in wedlock or matrimony ; join for life, as a man and a woman, or a man or woman to one of the opposite sex; constitute man and wife, or a husband or wife, according to the laws or customs of a nation.

2. To take for husband or wife.
Murume ano roora mukadzi.

3. Figuratively, to unite intimately or by some close bond of connection.



II. To enter into the conjugal state; take a husband or a wife.
Ndicha roora kana nd'apedza chikoro.
English translation
marry

Verb example: roora


Infinitive: kuroora

Present
ShonaEnglish
Ndino roora I marry
uno roora you marry
ano roora he/she marry(s)
tino roora we marry
muno roora you marry
vano roora they marry
Present Continuous
ShonaEnglish
Ndiri kuroora I am marrying
uri kuroora you are marrying
ari kuroora he/she is marrying
tiri kuroora we are marrying
muri kuroora you are marrying
vari kuroora they are marrying
 
Imperfect
ShonaEnglish
Ndaka roora I
waka roora you
aka roora he/she
taka roora we
maka roora you
vaka roora they
Imperfect (Today)
ShonaEnglish
Nd I
w you
he/she
t we
m you
v they
 
Future
ShonaEnglish
Ndicha roora I will marry
ucha roora you will marry
acha roora he/she will marry
ticha roora we will marry
mucha roora you will marry
vacha roora they will marry
Imperative
ShonaEnglish
roora marry
roorai marry
 

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