• noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
tools
Plural of mbesa.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mbesa idzi these tools
mbesa idzo those tools
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mbesa dzangu my tools
mbesa dzako your tools (singular)
mbesa dzenyu your tools (plural)
mbesa dzake his/her tools
mbesa dzedu our tools
mbesa dzacho its tools
mbesa dzavo their tools
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
crops
Plural of mbesa.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mbesa idzi these crops
mbesa idzo those crops
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mbesa dzangu my crops
mbesa dzako your crops (singular)
mbesa dzenyu your crops (plural)
mbesa dzake his/her crops
mbesa dzedu our crops
mbesa dzacho its crops
mbesa dzavo their crops
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(9)
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
tool
An instrument such as a hammer, saw, plane, file, and the like, used in the manual arts, to facilitate mechanical operations; any instrument used by a craftsman or laborer at his work; an implement; as, the tools of a joiner, smith, shoe-maker, etc.; also, a cutter, chisel, or other part of an instrument or machine that dresses work.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mbesa iyi this tool
mbesa iyo that tool
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mbesa yangu my tool
mbesa yako your tool (singular)
mbesa yenyu your tool (plural)
mbesa yake his/her tool
mbesa yedu our tool
mbesa yacho its tool
mbesa yavo their tool
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time


English translation
crop
The pouchlike enlargement of the gullet of birds, serving as a receptacle for food; the craw.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mbesa iyi this crop
mbesa iyo that crop
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mbesa yangu my crop
mbesa yako your crop (singular)
mbesa yenyu your crop (plural)
mbesa yake his/her crop
mbesa yedu our crop
mbesa yacho its crop
mbesa yavo their crop
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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