• English word miss in the Shona Dictionary
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/Muzʋaré/


English translation
A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a girl or a woman who has not been married. See Mistress, 5.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
Muzvare uyu this Miss
Muzvare uyo that Miss
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
Muzvare wangu my Miss
Muzvare wako your Miss (singular)
Muzvare wenyu your Miss (plural)
Muzvare wake his/her Miss
Muzvare wedu our Miss
Muzvare wacho its Miss
Muzvare wavo their Miss
last updated: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11:10:59 AM Central European Standard Time


/kuta/


English translation
1. To fail of success or effect; miscarry; fail to hit the mark, as in shooting, playing certain games.

2. To fall short; fail in obseiwation or attainment.
Imperative example
Shona English
kuta miss (singular)
kutai miss (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha kuta I will miss
ucha kuta you will miss (singular)
mucha kuta you will miss (plural)
acha kuta he/she will miss
ticha kuta we will miss
vacha kuta they will miss
chicha kuta it will miss
last updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 12:16:26 PM Central European Standard Time


/pót͡sa/


  • verb
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
1. To fail to reach or attain; come short of, or go aside or deviate from, as what is aimed at, expected, or desired; fail to hit, catch, or grasp.

2. To fail or come short of, as from lack of capacity or opportunity ; fail to be, find, attain to, or accomplish (what one might or shoidd have been, found, attained to, or accomplished).

3. To fail to find, get, or keep ; come short of having or receiving; fail to obtain or enjoy.

4. To fail to note, perceive, or observe; overlook or disregard: as, to miss the best points of a play.

5. To escape ; succeed in avoidiug.

6. To omit; leave out; skip, as a word in reciting or a note in singing.
Imperative example
Shona English
potsa miss (singular)
potsai miss (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha potsa I will miss
ucha potsa you will miss (singular)
mucha potsa you will miss (plural)
acha potsa he/she will miss
ticha potsa we will miss
vacha potsa they will miss
chicha potsa it will miss
last updated: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 4:22:08 PM Central European Summer Time


/suwa/


  • verb
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
1. To become aware of the loss or absence of; find to be lacking; note or deplore the absence of; feel the want or need of.

2. To lack ; be deprived of.
Imperative example
Shona English
suwa miss (singular)
suwai miss (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha suwa I will miss
ucha suwa you will miss (singular)
mucha suwa you will miss (plural)
acha suwa he/she will miss
ticha suwa we will miss
vacha suwa they will miss
chicha suwa it will miss
last updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:17:49 PM Central European Summer Time


/suwa/


  • adjective
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
Sated; satisfied; weary; tired.
last updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:17:49 PM Central European Summer Time

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