• English word cripple in the Shona Dictionary
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/t͡ʃiréma/


English translation
One who creeps, halts, or limps; one who has lost, or never had, the use of a limb or limbs; a lame person; hence, one who is partially disabled.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chirema ichi this cripple
chirema icho that cripple
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chirema changu my cripple
chirema chako your cripple (singular)
chirema chenyu your cripple (plural)
chirema chake his/her cripple
chirema chedu our cripple
chirema chacho its cripple
chirema chavo their cripple
last updated: Monday, November 4, 2019 at 12:17:14 PM Central European Standard Time


/t͡ʃiréma/


  • noun , class(7)
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
One of the planets of the solar system, next in magnitude to Jupiter, but more remote from the sun. Its diameter is seventy thousand miles, its mean distance from the sun nearly eight hundred and eighty millions of miles, and its year, or periodical revolution round the sun, nearly twenty-nine years and a half. It is surrounded by a remarkable system of rings, and has eight satellites.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chirema ichi this Saturn
chirema icho that Saturn
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chirema changu my Saturn
chirema chako your Saturn (singular)
chirema chenyu your Saturn (plural)
chirema chake his/her Saturn
chirema chedu our Saturn
chirema chacho its Saturn
chirema chavo their Saturn
last updated: Monday, November 4, 2019 at 12:17:14 PM Central European Standard Time


/rémaɗ͡z̤a/


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
To deprive of the use of a limb, so as to render a person on fighting less able either to defend himself or to annoy his adversary.
Imperative example
Shona English
remadza maim (singular)
remadzai maim (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha remadza I will maim
ucha remadza you will maim (singular)
mucha remadza you will maim (plural)
acha remadza he/she will maim
ticha remadza we will maim
vacha remadza they will maim
chicha remadza it will maim
last updated: Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:49:32 AM Central European Summer Time


/rémaɗ͡z̤a/


  • verb
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
One who creeps, halts, or limps; one who has lost, or never had, the use of a limb or limbs; a lame person; hence, one who is partially disabled.
Imperative example
Shona English
remadza cripple (singular)
remadzai cripple (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha remadza I will cripple
ucha remadza you will cripple (singular)
mucha remadza you will cripple (plural)
acha remadza he/she will cripple
ticha remadza we will cripple
vacha remadza they will cripple
chicha remadza it will cripple
last updated: Monday, September 9, 2019 at 10:49:32 AM Central European Summer Time


/zʋiréma/


  • noun , class(8)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Plural of chirema.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
zvirema izvi these cripple
zvirema izvo those cripple
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
zvirema zvangu my cripple
zvirema zvako your cripple (singular)
zvirema zvenyu your cripple (plural)
zvirema zvake his/her cripple
zvirema zvedu our cripple
zvirema zvacho its cripple
zvirema zvavo their cripple
last updated: Monday, February 25, 2019 at 6:13:31 PM Central European Standard Time

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