/iʋ̤u/


English translation
Ground considered as a subject of use or possession; earth; soil.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ivhu iri this land
ivhu iro that land
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ivhu rangu my land
ivhu rako your land (singular)
ivhu renyu your land (plural)
ivhu rake his/her land
ivhu redu our land
ivhu racho its land
ivhu ravo their land
last updated: Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:44:34 PM Central European Summer Time


/iʋ̤u/


  • noun , class(5)
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an inclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food; as, to soil a horse.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ivhu iri this soil
ivhu iro that soil
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ivhu rangu my soil
ivhu rako your soil (singular)
ivhu renyu your soil (plural)
ivhu rake his/her soil
ivhu redu our soil
ivhu racho its soil
ivhu ravo their soil
last updated: Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:44:34 PM Central European Summer Time

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