• English word surname in the Shona Dictionary
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/ɡ̤uᵐɓwa/


  • noun , class(5)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga
English translation
A name or appellation which is added to, or over and above, the baptismal or Christian name, and becomes a family name.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
gumbwa iri this surname
gumbwa iro that surname
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
gumbwa rangu my surname
gumbwa rako your surname (singular)
gumbwa renyu your surname (plural)
gumbwa rake his/her surname
gumbwa redu our surname
gumbwa racho its surname
gumbwa ravo their surname
last updated: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 12:43:59 PM Central European Summer Time

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