• ideophone
  • dialects/origins: English
English translation
bear
A large plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammal, of the family Ursidae, especially of the genus Ursus.
last updated: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:09:42 AM Central European Summer Time


  • verb
  • synonyms:
  • variant: ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
bear
To bring forth or produce; to yield; as, to bear apples; to bear children; to bear interest.
Imperative example
Shona English
zvara bear (singular)
zvarai bear (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha zvara I will bear
ucha zvara you will bear (singular)
mucha zvara you will bear (plural)
acha zvara he/she will bear
ticha zvara we will bear
vacha zvara they will bear
chicha zvara it will bear
last updated: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:39:07 PM Central European Standard Time

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