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/ʃamwari/


English translation
  1. One who is attached to another by feelings of personal regard and preference; one who entertains for another sentiments which lead to seeking another's company and to study to promote another's welfare.
    Tafadzwa i shamwari ya Tatenda.
  2. One not hostile; one of the same nation, party, or kin; one at amity with another; an ally : opposed to a foe or enemy.Kana uchi yera moyo tiri Shamwari.
  3. One who is favourable, as to a cause, institution, or class; a favourer or promoter. Mozambique i shamwari ye Zimbabwe.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
shamwari iyi this friend
shamwari iyo that friend
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
shamwari yangu my friend
shamwari yako your friend (singular)
shamwari yenyu your friend (plural)
shamwari yake his/her friend
shamwari yedu our friend
shamwari yacho its friend
shamwari yavo their friend
last updated: Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4:24:54 PM Central European Summer Time


/ʃamwari/


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Plural of shamwari.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
shamwari idzi these friends
shamwari idzo those friends
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
shamwari dzangu my friends
shamwari dzako your friends (singular)
shamwari dzenyu your friends (plural)
shamwari dzake his/her friends
shamwari dzedu our friends
shamwari dzacho its friends
shamwari dzavo their friends
last updated: Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4:24:54 PM Central European Summer Time

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