• noun , class(1a)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
grandfather
A father's or mother's father; an ancestor in the next degree above the father or mother in lineal ascent.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
sekuru ava this grandfather
sekuru avo that grandfather
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
sekuru vangu my grandfather
sekuru vako your grandfather (singular)
sekuru venyu your grandfather (plural)
sekuru vake his/her grandfather
sekuru vedu our grandfather
sekuru vacho its grandfather
sekuru vavo their grandfather
last updated: Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:57:15 AM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(1a)
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
uncle
The brother of one's father or mother; also applied to an aunt's husband; – the correlative of aunt in sex, and of nephew and niece in relationship.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
sekuru ava this uncle
sekuru avo that uncle
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
sekuru vangu my uncle
sekuru vako your uncle (singular)
sekuru venyu your uncle (plural)
sekuru vake his/her uncle
sekuru vedu our uncle
sekuru vacho its uncle
sekuru vavo their uncle
last updated: Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:57:15 AM Central European Summer Time

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