• English word tetanus in the Shona Dictionary


  • noun , class(7)
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
A painful and usually fatal disease, resulting generally from a wound, and having as its principal symptom persistent spasm of the voluntary muscles. When the muscles of the lower jaw are affected, it is called locked-jaw, or lickjaw, and it takes various names from the various incurvations of the body resulting from the spasm.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chiomesarushaya ichi this tetanus
chiomesarushaya icho that tetanus
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chiomesarushaya changu my tetanus
chiomesarushaya chako your tetanus (singular)
chiomesarushaya chenyu your tetanus (plural)
chiomesarushaya chake his/her tetanus
chiomesarushaya chedu our tetanus
chiomesarushaya chacho its tetanus
chiomesarushaya chavo their tetanus
last updated: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 10:56:46 PM Central European Standard Time

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