• English word grandmother in the Shona Dictionary
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/aᵐɓuja/


  • noun , class(2b)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Korekore, Zezuru
English translation
The mother of someone's mother or father.
English translation
A woman who assists other women in childbirth; a female practitioner of the obstetric art.
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, February 28, 2020 at 9:21:57 PM Central European Standard Time


/aᵐɓuja/


  • noun , class(2b)
  • synonyms:
  • variant:
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
Your wife's mother.
See amwene.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ambuya ava this ambuya
ambuya avo that ambuya
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ambuya vangu my ambuya
ambuya vako your ambuya (singular)
ambuya venyu your ambuya (plural)
ambuya vake his/her ambuya
ambuya vedu our ambuya
ambuya vacho its ambuya
ambuya vavo their ambuya
last updated: Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9:21:57 PM Central European Standard Time

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