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/ɦuᵐɓésa/


  • noun , class(14)
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
The second person singular, indicative mode, present tense, of the substantive verb Be; but formed after the analogy of the plural are, with the ending -t, as in thou shalt, wilt, orig. an ending of the second person sing. pret. Cf. Be. Now used only in solemn or poetical style.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
humbesa uhwu this art
humbesa uhwo that art
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
humbesa hwangu my art
humbesa hwako your art (singular)
humbesa hwenyu your art (plural)
humbesa hwake his/her art
humbesa hwedu our art
humbesa hwacho its art
humbesa hwavo their art
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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