English translation
do
1. To perform; execute; achieve; carry out; effect by action or exertion; bring to pass by procedure of any kind: as, che ku ita: ku ita basa.

2. To treat or act in regard to (an object) so as to perform or effect the action required by the nature of the case : as, ku ita basa ne chimwe chinhu; ku ita vhudzi ra nhingi; ku ita nyama; ku ita zve chikoro.

3. To perform some act imparting or causing (some effect or result), or manifesting (some intention, purpose, or feeling); afford or cause by action, or as a consequence of action ; cause; effect; render; offer; show.
Ku ita zvaka naka.

4. To bring to a conclusion; complete; finish: as, zva itwa.

5. To deliver; convey.

6. To impart; give; grant; afford.

7. To serve.

8. To put forth ; use in effecting something; exert.

9. To cause: make: with an object and an infinitive.

10. To cause: with kuti.
Ita kuti mwana arare.



II. 1. To act; be in action; be active in performing or accomplishing; exert one's self in relation to something.

2. To act or behave ; conduct one's self : with adverbial adjuncts indicating manner of acting.

3. To succeed (well or ill) in some undertaking or action ; get along ; come through.

4. To arrange; contrive; shift: as, Tiri ku ita sei pa chikafu.
Imperative example
Shona English
ita do (singular)
itai do (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha ita I will do
ucha ita you will do (singular)
mucha ita you will do (plural)
acha ita he/she will do
ticha ita we will do
vacha ita they will do
chicha ita it will do
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
achieve
To carry on to a final close; to bring out into a perfected state; to accomplish; to perform; – as, to achieve a feat, an exploit, an enterprise.
Imperative example
Shona English
ita achieve (singular)
itai achieve (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha ita I will achieve
ucha ita you will achieve (singular)
mucha ita you will achieve (plural)
acha ita he/she will achieve
ticha ita we will achieve
vacha ita they will achieve
chicha ita it will achieve
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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