• noun , class(5)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
vulture
1. One of sundry large birds, of the order Raptores, which have the head and neck more or less bare of feathers, the beak and claws less powerful than in most birds of prey, and which feed largely or wholly upon carrion.

2. Figuratively, one who or that which resembles a vulture, especially in rapacity or in the thirst for prey.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
gora iri this vulture
gora iro that vulture
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
gora rangu my vulture
gora rako your vulture (singular)
gora renyu your vulture (plural)
gora rake his/her vulture
gora redu our vulture
gora racho its vulture
gora ravo their vulture
last updated: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 1:16:59 PM Central European Summer Time


  • verb
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Manyika
Imperative example
Shona English
gora gora (singular)
gorai gora (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha gora I will gora
ucha gora you will gora (singular)
mucha gora you will gora (plural)
acha gora he/she will gora
ticha gora we will gora
vacha gora they will gora
chicha gora it will gora
last updated: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 1:16:59 PM Central European Summer Time

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