• noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
maidens
Plural of mhandara.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mhandara idzi these maidens
mhandara idzo those maidens
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mhandara dzangu my maidens
mhandara dzako your maidens (singular)
mhandara dzenyu your maidens (plural)
mhandara dzake his/her maidens
mhandara dzedu our maidens
mhandara dzacho its maidens
mhandara dzavo their maidens
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
maiden
1. A young unmarried woman; a girl; specifically, a girl of marriageable age, but applied, usually with little or some other qualifying term, to a female child of any age above infancy.

2. A woman, especially a young woman, who has preserved her virginity; a virgin.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mhandara iyi this maiden
mhandara iyo that maiden
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mhandara yangu my maiden
mhandara yako your maiden (singular)
mhandara yenyu your maiden (plural)
mhandara yake his/her maiden
mhandara yedu our maiden
mhandara yacho its maiden
mhandara yavo their maiden
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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