• Shona word dziya in the Shona Dictionary
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/ɗ͡z̤ija/


  • verb
  • adjective
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold as, warm milk.
Imperative example
Shona English
dziya warm (singular)
dziyai warm (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha dziya I will warm
ucha dziya you will warm (singular)
mucha dziya you will warm (plural)
acha dziya he/she will warm
ticha dziya we will warm
vacha dziya they will warm
chicha dziya it will warm
last updated: Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:51:41 PM Central European Standard Time


/ɗ͡z̤ija/


  • noun , class(5)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
A force in nature which is recognized in various effects, but especially in the phenomena of fusion and evaporation, and which, as manifested in fire, the sun's rays, mechanical action, chemical combination, etc., becomes directly known to us through the sense of feeling. In its nature heat is a mode if motion, being in general a form of molecular disturbance or vibration. It was formerly supposed to be a subtile, imponderable fluid, to which was given the name caloric.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
dziya iri this heat
dziya iro that heat
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
dziya rangu my heat
dziya rako your heat (singular)
dziya renyu your heat (plural)
dziya rake his/her heat
dziya redu our heat
dziya racho its heat
dziya ravo their heat
last updated: Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:51:41 PM Central European Standard Time

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