• noun , class(5)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
day
  1. The period during which the sun is above the horizon, or shines continuously on any given portion of the earth's surface; the interval of light, in contradistinction to that of darkness, or to night; the period between the rising and the setting of the sun, of varying length.
  2. Light; sunshine.
  3. The whole time or period of one revolution of the earth on its axis, or the space of twenty four hours; specifically, the interval of time which elapses between two consecutive returns of the same terrestrial meridian to the sun.
  4. A particular or regularly recurring period of twenty-four hours, assigned to the doing of some specified thing, or connected with some event or observance.
  5. Time.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
zuva iri this day
zuva iro that day
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
zuva rangu my day
zuva rako your day (singular)
zuva renyu your day (plural)
zuva rake his/her day
zuva redu our day
zuva racho its day
zuva ravo their day
last updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 6:47:08 PM Central European Standard Time


  • noun , class(5)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
sun
  1. The central body of the solar system, around which the earth and other planets revolve, retained in their orbits by its attraction, and supplied with energy by its radiance.
  2. The sunshine; a sunny place; a place where the beams of the sun fall.
  3. Anything eminently splendid or luminous; that which is the chief source of light, honour, glory, or prosperity.
  4. The luminary or orb which constitutes the centre of any system of worlds: as, the fixed stars may be suns in their respective systems.
  5. The rising of the sun; sunrise; day.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
zuva iri this sun
zuva iro that sun
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
zuva rangu my sun
zuva rako your sun (singular)
zuva renyu your sun (plural)
zuva rake his/her sun
zuva redu our sun
zuva racho its sun
zuva ravo their sun
last updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 6:47:08 PM Central European Standard Time

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