• English word food in the Shona Dictionary


  • noun , class(7)
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
1. What is eaten for nourishment; whatever supplies nourishment to organic bodies; nutriment; aliment; victuals; provisions.

2. Anything that sustains, nourishes, and augments.

3. Anything serving as material for consumption or use.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chikafu ichi this food
chikafu icho that food
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chikafu changu my food
chikafu chako your food (singular)
chikafu chenyu your food (plural)
chikafu chake his/her food
chikafu chedu our food
chikafu chacho its food
chikafu chavo their food
last updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 2:29:34 PM Central European Standard Time

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