• English word blessing in the Shona Dictionary


  • noun , class(7)
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
1. The form of words used in this invocation or declaration ; a (or the) benediction.

2. The bestowal of divine favour, or of hallowing, protecting, or prospering influences: as, to ask God's blessing on any undertaking.

3. A temporal or spiritual benefit; anything which makes happy or prosperous; something to be thankful for; a boon or mercy.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chikomborero ichi this blessing
chikomborero icho that blessing
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chikomborero changu my blessing
chikomborero chako your blessing (singular)
chikomborero chenyu your blessing (plural)
chikomborero chake his/her blessing
chikomborero chedu our blessing
chikomborero chacho its blessing
chikomborero chavo their blessing
last updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:38:29 AM Central European Standard Time


  • present participle
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
The act of invoking or pronouncing happiness upon another or others; benediction.
last updated: Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:22:38 AM Central European Summer Time

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