• verb
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
want
The state of not having; the condition of being without anything; absence or scarcity of what is needed or desired; deficiency; lack; as, a want of power or knowledge for any purpose; want of food and clothing.
Imperative example
Shona English
da want (singular)
dai want (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha da I will want
ucha da you will want (singular)
mucha da you will want (plural)
acha da he/she will want
ticha da we will want
vacha da they will want
chicha da it will want
last updated: Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 5:15:55 AM Central European Summer Time


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
prefer
To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for consideration, acceptance, judgment, etc.; to offer; to present; to proffer; to address; – said especially of a request, prayer, petition, claim, charge, etc.
Imperative example
Shona English
da prefer (singular)
dai prefer (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha da I will prefer
ucha da you will prefer (singular)
mucha da you will prefer (plural)
acha da he/she will prefer
ticha da we will prefer
vacha da they will prefer
chicha da it will prefer
last updated: Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 5:15:55 AM Central European Summer Time


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
need
A state that requires supply or relief; pressing occasion for something; necessity; urgent want.
Imperative example
Shona English
da need (singular)
dai need (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha da I will need
ucha da you will need (singular)
mucha da you will need (plural)
acha da he/she will need
ticha da we will need
vacha da they will need
chicha da it will need
last updated: Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 5:15:55 AM Central European Summer Time

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