• Shona word nhata in the Shona Dictionary
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/n̤ata/


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Any one of numerous species of large parasitic mites which attach themselves to, and suck the blood of, cattle, dogs, and many other animals. When filled with blood they become ovate, much swollen, and usually livid red in color. Some of the species often attach themselves to the human body. The young are active and have at first but six legs.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nhata iyi this tick
nhata iyo that tick
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nhata yangu my tick
nhata yako your tick (singular)
nhata yenyu your tick (plural)
nhata yake his/her tick
nhata yedu our tick
nhata yacho its tick
nhata yavo their tick
last updated: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:24:29 AM Central European Standard Time


/n̤ata/


  • noun , class(9)
  • stem :
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Plural of nhata.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nhata iyi these ticks
nhata iyo those ticks
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nhata yangu my ticks
nhata yako your ticks (singular)
nhata yenyu your ticks (plural)
nhata yake his/her ticks
nhata yedu our ticks
nhata yacho its ticks
nhata yavo their ticks
last updated: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:24:29 AM Central European Standard Time

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