• Shona word imbwa in the Shona Dictionary
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/iᵐɓwa/


  • noun , class(9)
  • variant: ,
  • dialects/origins: Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
  1. A quadruped of the genus Canis, C. familiaris.
  2. A mean, worthless fellow; a currish or sneaking scoundrel: applied in reproach or contempt.
    Imbwa ye munhu.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
imbwa iyi this dog
imbwa iyo that dog
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
imbwa yangu my dog
imbwa yako your dog (singular)
imbwa yenyu your dog (plural)
imbwa yake his/her dog
imbwa yedu our dog
imbwa yacho its dog
imbwa yavo their dog
last updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11:08:36 PM Central European Standard Time


/iᵐɓwa/


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Plural of imbwa.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
imbwa idzi these dogs
imbwa idzo those dogs
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
imbwa dzangu my dogs
imbwa dzako your dogs (singular)
imbwa dzenyu your dogs (plural)
imbwa dzake his/her dogs
imbwa dzedu our dogs
imbwa dzacho its dogs
imbwa dzavo their dogs
last updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11:08:36 PM Central European Standard Time

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