• English word dawn in the Shona Dictionary
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/maᵐɓakwéɗ͡z̤a/


English translation
  1. The first appearance of daylight in the morning.
  2. First opening or expansion; beginning; rise; first appearance.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mambakwedza aya these dawn
mambakwedza ayo those dawn
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mambakwedza angu my dawn
mambakwedza ako your dawn (singular)
mambakwedza enyu your dawn (plural)
mambakwedza ake his/her dawn
mambakwedza edu our dawn
mambakwedza acho its dawn
mambakwedza avo their dawn
last updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 9:39:00 AM Central European Standard Time


/ɗóka/


  • verb
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
1. To become day; begin to grow light in the morning; grow light.

2. To begin to open or expand; begin to show intellectual light or power.

3. To begin to become visible in consequence of an increase of light or enlightenment, literally or figuratively; begin to open or appear.
Imperative example
Shona English
doka dawn (singular)
dokai dawn (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha doka I will dawn
ucha doka you will dawn (singular)
mucha doka you will dawn (plural)
acha doka he/she will dawn
ticha doka we will dawn
vacha doka they will dawn
chicha doka it will dawn
last updated: Monday, November 18, 2019 at 11:32:16 AM Central European Standard Time

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