• English word giraffe in the Shona Dictionary
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/twiza/


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
An African ruminant (Camelopardalis giraffa) related to the deers and antelopes, but placed in a family by itself; the camelopard. It is the tallest of animals, being sometimes twenty feet from the hoofs to the top of the head. Its neck is very long, and its forelegs are much longer than its hind legs.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
twiza iyi this giraffe
twiza iyo that giraffe
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
twiza yangu my giraffe
twiza yako your giraffe (singular)
twiza yenyu your giraffe (plural)
twiza yake his/her giraffe
twiza yedu our giraffe
twiza yacho its giraffe
twiza yavo their giraffe
last updated: Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:39:43 AM Central European Standard Time

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