• Shona word chikwekwe in the Shona Dictionary
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/t͡ʃikwékwé/


English translation
A species of large parasitic mites Rhipicephalus annulatus which attach themselves to, and suck the blood of, cattle, dogs, and many other animals. When filled with blood they become ovate, much swollen, and usually livid red in color. Some of the species often attach themselves to the human body. The young are active and have at first but six legs.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
chikwekwe ichi this cattle tick
chikwekwe icho that cattle tick
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
chikwekwe changu my cattle tick
chikwekwe chako your cattle tick (singular)
chikwekwe chenyu your cattle tick (plural)
chikwekwe chake his/her cattle tick
chikwekwe chedu our cattle tick
chikwekwe chacho its cattle tick
chikwekwe chavo their cattle tick
last updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 3:35:49 PM Central European Standard Time

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