• Shona word nyika in the Shona Dictionary
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/ɲika/


  • noun , class(9)
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as distinguished from any other region, and with a personal pronoun) the region of one's birth, permanent residence, or citizenship.
English translation
A part, or division, of the people of the earth, distinguished from the rest by common descent, language, or institutions; a race; a stock.
English translation
The people of which make up the body of the nation, and which, under the national constitution, stands in certain specified relations with the national government, and are invested, as commonwealth, with full power in their several spheres over all matters not expressly inhibited.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nyika iyi this country
nyika iyo that country
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nyika yangu my country
nyika yako your country (singular)
nyika yenyu your country (plural)
nyika yake his/her country
nyika yedu our country
nyika yacho its country
nyika yavo their country
last updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00:25 PM Central European Standard Time


/ɲika/


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Plural of nyika.
English translation
Plural of nyika.
English translation
Plural of nyika.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nyika idzi these countries
nyika idzo those countries
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nyika dzangu my countries
nyika dzako your countries (singular)
nyika dzenyu your countries (plural)
nyika dzake his/her countries
nyika dzedu our countries
nyika dzacho its countries
nyika dzavo their countries
last updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00:25 PM Central European Standard Time


/ɲika/


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge.
Imperative example
Shona English
nyika immerse (singular)
nyikai immerse (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha nyika I will immerse
ucha nyika you will immerse (singular)
mucha nyika you will immerse (plural)
acha nyika he/she will immerse
ticha nyika we will immerse
vacha nyika they will immerse
chicha nyika it will immerse
last updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00:25 PM Central European Standard Time

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