• English word grandmother in the Shona Dictionary
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/aᵐɓuja/


  • noun , class(2b)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
1. The mother of someone's mother or father.

2. Your wife's mother.
In prunciation, the 'a' is dragged out and empasis is placed on the 'mb' also.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ambuya ava this grandmother
ambuya avo that grandmother
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ambuya vangu my grandmother
ambuya vako your grandmother (singular)
ambuya venyu your grandmother (plural)
ambuya vake his/her grandmother
ambuya vedu our grandmother
ambuya vacho its grandmother
ambuya vavo their grandmother
last updated: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:47:07 AM Central European Summer Time


/aᵐɓuja/


  • noun , class(2b)
  • variant:
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
last updated: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:47:07 AM Central European Summer Time

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