• verb
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
season
To fit for taste; to render palatable; to give zest or relish to; to spice; as, to season food.
Imperative example
Shona English
pfuhwira season (singular)
pfuhwirai season (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha pfuhwira I will season
ucha pfuhwira you will season (singular)
mucha pfuhwira you will season (plural)
acha pfuhwira he/she will season
ticha pfuhwira we will season
vacha pfuhwira they will season
chicha pfuhwira it will season
last updated: Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 12:43:06 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(3)
  • synonyms: , ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Zezuru
English translation
season
  1. One of the periods into which the year is naturally divided by the annual motion of the sun in declination, or by the resulting characteristics of temperature, moisture, conditions of vegetation, and the like. Astronomically the year is divided into four nearly equal seasons, spring (chirimo), summer (zhizha), autumn (matsutso), and winter (chando), reckoned solely with respect to the sun's motion.
  2. A particular period of time.
  3. A period of time, in general; a whole; a time.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mwaka uwu this season
mwaka uwo that season
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mwaka wangu my season
mwaka wako your season (singular)
mwaka wenyu your season (plural)
mwaka wake his/her season
mwaka wedu our season
mwaka wacho its season
mwaka wavo their season
last updated: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:37:26 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(4)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Zezuru
English translation
seasons
Plural of mwaka.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mwaka iyi these seasons
mwaka iyo those seasons
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mwaka yangu my seasons
mwaka yako your seasons (singular)
mwaka yenyu your seasons (plural)
mwaka yake his/her seasons
mwaka yedu our seasons
mwaka yacho its seasons
mwaka yavo their seasons
last updated: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:37:26 PM Central European Summer Time

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