• English word light in the Shona Dictionary
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/t͡ʃiéɗ͡z̤a/


English translation

That which makes things visible.

Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chiedza ichi this light
chiedza icho that light
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chiedza changu my light
chiedza chako your light (singular)
chiedza chenyu your light (plural)
chiedza chake his/her light
chiedza chedu our light
chiedza chacho its light
chiedza chavo their light
last updated: Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12:59:07 PM Central European Standard Time


/t͡ʃiéɗ͡z̤a/


  • noun , class(7)
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
The light of the sun, or the place where it shines; the direct rays of the sun, the place where they fall, or the warmth and light which they give.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chiedza ichi this sunshine
chiedza icho that sunshine
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chiedza changu my sunshine
chiedza chako your sunshine (singular)
chiedza chenyu your sunshine (plural)
chiedza chake his/her sunshine
chiedza chedu our sunshine
chiedza chacho its sunshine
chiedza chavo their sunshine
last updated: Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12:59:07 PM Central European Standard Time


/t͡ʃiéɗ͡z̤a/


  • noun , class(7)
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
The light of day as opposed to the darkness of night; the light of the sun, as opposed to that of the moon or to artificial light.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chiedza ichi this daylight
chiedza icho that daylight
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chiedza changu my daylight
chiedza chako your daylight (singular)
chiedza chenyu your daylight (plural)
chiedza chake his/her daylight
chiedza chedu our daylight
chiedza chacho its daylight
chiedza chavo their daylight
last updated: Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12:59:07 PM Central European Standard Time


/p͡futa/


  • noun , class(9)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
Plural of pfuta.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
pfuta iyi these physic nuts
pfuta iyo those physic nuts
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
pfuta yangu my physic nuts
pfuta yako your physic nuts (singular)
pfuta yenyu your physic nuts (plural)
pfuta yake his/her physic nuts
pfuta yedu our physic nuts
pfuta yacho its physic nuts
pfuta yavo their physic nuts
last updated: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:38:13 AM Central European Summer Time


/p͡futa/


English translation

Well, this is embarrassing. We have not gotten to adding content for this word yet.

Imperative example
Shona English
pfuta physic nut (singular)
pfutai physic nut (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha pfuta I will physic nut
ucha pfuta you will physic nut (singular)
mucha pfuta you will physic nut (plural)
acha pfuta he/she will physic nut
ticha pfuta we will physic nut
vacha pfuta they will physic nut
chicha pfuta it will physic nut
last updated: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:38:13 AM Central European Summer Time


/p͡futa/


  • verb
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.
Imperative example
Shona English
pfuta light (singular)
pfutai light (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha pfuta I will light
ucha pfuta you will light (singular)
mucha pfuta you will light (plural)
acha pfuta he/she will light
ticha pfuta we will light
vacha pfuta they will light
chicha pfuta it will light
last updated: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:38:13 AM Central European Summer Time

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