• English word peanut in the Shona Dictionary
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/ⁿz̤uŋu/


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
The fruit of a trailing leguminous plant (Arachis hypogaea); also, the plant itself, which is widely cultivated for its fruit.
English translation
The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.
English translation
The fruit of the Arachis hypogaea (native country uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nzungu iyi this peanut
nzungu iyo that peanut
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nzungu yangu my peanut
nzungu yako your peanut (singular)
nzungu yenyu your peanut (plural)
nzungu yake his/her peanut
nzungu yedu our peanut
nzungu yacho its peanut
nzungu yavo their peanut
last updated: Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11:49:47 AM Central European Standard Time


/ⁿz̤uŋu/


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Plural of nzungu.
English translation
Plural of nzungu.
English translation
Plural of nzungu.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nzungu idzi these peanuts
nzungu idzo those peanuts
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nzungu dzangu my peanuts
nzungu dzako your peanuts (singular)
nzungu dzenyu your peanuts (plural)
nzungu dzake his/her peanuts
nzungu dzedu our peanuts
nzungu dzacho its peanuts
nzungu dzavo their peanuts
last updated: Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11:49:47 AM Central European Standard Time

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