• Shona word chigwerekwete in the Shona Dictionary
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/t͡ʃiɡ̤wérékwété/


  • noun , class(7)
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
An oblong case in which the silkworm lies in its chrysalis state. It is formed of threads of silk spun by the worm just before leaving the larval state. From these the silk of commerce is prepared.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chigwerekwete ichi this cocoon
chigwerekwete icho that cocoon
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chigwerekwete changu my cocoon
chigwerekwete chako your cocoon (singular)
chigwerekwete chenyu your cocoon (plural)
chigwerekwete chake his/her cocoon
chigwerekwete chedu our cocoon
chigwerekwete chacho its cocoon
chigwerekwete chavo their cocoon
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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