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  • noun , class(9)
  • variant: ,
  • dialects: Manyika, Zezuru
The thick fleshy part of the human leg behind, between the knee and the ankle, chiefly formed by the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles, which are relatively larger in man than in any other animal, for the better support of the body in the erect attitude.
English translation
calf
last updated: Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:36:15 PM GMT-04:00


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects: Manyika, Zezuru
Plural of tsapfu.
English translation
calves
last updated: Monday, May 29, 2017 at 5:36:15 PM GMT-04:00


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects: Standard Shona
1. The young of the cow or of other bovine quadrupeds.

2. The young of marine mammals, as seals and cetaceans, the adults of which are called bulls and cows.

3. An immature or raw person.
English translation
calf
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 4:29:19 PM GMT-04:00


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects: Standard Shona
1. The young of the cow or of other bovine quadrupeds.

2. The young of marine mammals, as seals and cetaceans, the adults of which are called bulls and cows.

3. An immature or raw person.
English translation
calves
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 4:29:19 PM GMT-04:00
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