• Shona word pfumo in the Shona Dictionary
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/p͡fumó/


  • noun , class(5)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
1. A weapon consisting of a penetrating head attached to a long shaft of wood, designed to be thrust by or launched from the hand at an enemy or at game.

2. A man armed with a spear.

3. A sharp-pointed instrument with barbed tines, generally three or four, used for stabbing fish and other animals.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
pfumo iri this spear
pfumo iro that spear
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
pfumo rangu my spear
pfumo rako your spear (singular)
pfumo renyu your spear (plural)
pfumo rake his/her spear
pfumo redu our spear
pfumo racho its spear
pfumo ravo their spear
last updated: Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 2:52:40 PM Central European Summer Time

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