English translation
eat
  1. To masticate and swallow as nourishment; partake of or devour as food: said especially of solids.
  2. To corrode; wear away; gnaw into; consume; waste.
Imperative example
Shona English
dya eat (singular)
dyai eat (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha dya I will eat
ucha dya you will eat (singular)
mucha dya you will eat (plural)
acha dya he/she will eat
ticha dya we will eat
vacha dya they will eat
chicha dya it will eat
last updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:28:15 PM Central European Standard Time


  • ideophone
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
spend
To weigh or lay out; to dispose of; to part with; as, to spend money for clothing.
last updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:28:15 PM Central European Standard Time

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