• English word court in the Shona Dictionary
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/ɲéŋa/


  • verb
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
  1. To seek the love of; pay addresses to; woo; solicit in marriage.
  2. To endeavour to gain the favour of; try to win over by plausible address; seek to ingratiate one's self with, as by flattery or obsequious attentions.
  3. (Old sense) To copulate or engage in sexual intercourse.
Imperative example
Shona English
nyenga court (singular)
nyengai court (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha nyenga I will court
ucha nyenga you will court (singular)
mucha nyenga you will court (plural)
acha nyenga he/she will court
ticha nyenga we will court
vacha nyenga they will court
chicha nyenga it will court
last updated: Monday, March 2, 2020 at 3:37:13 PM Central European Standard Time


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
last updated: Monday, March 2, 2020 at 3:37:13 PM Central European Standard Time


/ɗaré/


  • noun , class(5)
  • synonyms: , ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
An inclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
dare iri this court
dare iro that court
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
dare rangu my court
dare rako your court (singular)
dare renyu your court (plural)
dare rake his/her court
dare redu our court
dare racho its court
dare ravo their court
last updated: Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:17:02 AM Central European Standard Time

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