• Shona word gwama in the Shona Dictionary
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/ɡ̤wama/


English translation
A parasitic evergreen plant of Europe (Viscum album), bearing a glutinous fruit. When found upon the oak, where it is rare, it was an object of superstitious regard among the Druids. A bird lime is prepared from its fruit.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
gwama iri this mistletoe
gwama iro that mistletoe
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
gwama rangu my mistletoe
gwama rako your mistletoe (singular)
gwama renyu your mistletoe (plural)
gwama rake his/her mistletoe
gwama redu our mistletoe
gwama racho its mistletoe
gwama ravo their mistletoe
last updated: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 8:22:17 AM Central European Standard Time


/ɡ̤wama/


  • noun , class(5)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
See mupurwa.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
gwama iri this gwama
gwama iro that gwama
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
gwama rangu my gwama
gwama rako your gwama (singular)
gwama renyu your gwama (plural)
gwama rake his/her gwama
gwama redu our gwama
gwama racho its gwama
gwama ravo their gwama
last updated: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 8:22:17 AM Central European Standard Time

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