• Shona word ngwena in the Shona Dictionary
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/ŋwéna/


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. It has a shorter and broader snout than the crocodile, and the large teeth of the lower jaw shut into pits in the upper jaw, which has no marginal notches. Besides the common species of the southern United States, there are allied species in South America.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ngwena iyi this alligator
ngwena iyo that alligator
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ngwena yangu my alligator
ngwena yako your alligator (singular)
ngwena yenyu your alligator (plural)
ngwena yake his/her alligator
ngwena yedu our alligator
ngwena yacho its alligator
ngwena yavo their alligator
last updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 2:45:21 PM Central European Standard Time


/ŋwéna/


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ngwena idzi these alligators
ngwena idzo those alligators
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ngwena dzangu my alligators
ngwena dzako your alligators (singular)
ngwena dzenyu your alligators (plural)
ngwena dzake his/her alligators
ngwena dzedu our alligators
ngwena dzacho its alligators
ngwena dzavo their alligators
last updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 2:45:21 PM Central European Standard Time

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