• English word colour in the Shona Dictionary


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
See Color.
Imperative example
Shona English
nyerenyeta colour (singular)
nyerenyetai colour (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha nyerenyeta I will colour
ucha nyerenyeta you will colour (singular)
mucha nyerenyeta you will colour (plural)
acha nyerenyeta he/she will colour
ticha nyerenyeta we will colour
vacha nyerenyeta they will colour
chicha nyerenyeta it will colour
last updated: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 11:08:07 AM Central European Standard Time


  • noun , class(11)
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
Objectively, that quality of a thing or appearance which is perceived by the eye alone, independently of the form of the thing; subjectively, a sensation, or the class of sensations, peculiar to the organ of vision, and arising from stimulation of the optic nerve.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ruvara urwu this colour
ruvara urwo that colour
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ruvara rwangu my colour
ruvara rwako your colour (singular)
ruvara rwenyu your colour (plural)
ruvara rwake his/her colour
ruvara rwedu our colour
ruvara rwacho its colour
ruvara rwavo their colour
last updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:58:56 AM Central European Summer Time

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