/róʋa/


English translation
  1. To strike or touch with some degree of force; give a stroke or blow to; especially, to strike intentionally.
  2. To reach an intended point or object; effect an aim or purpose; succeed as by a stroke of skill or luck.
  3. To agree ; suit ; fit.
Imperative example
Shona English
rova hit (singular)
rovai hit (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha rova I will hit
ucha rova you will hit (singular)
mucha rova you will hit (plural)
acha rova he/she will hit
ticha rova we will hit
vacha rova they will hit
chicha rova it will hit
last updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 2:05:35 PM Central European Summer Time


/róʋa/


  • adjective
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Not plentiful or abundant; in small quantity in proportion to the demand; not easily to be procured; rare; uncommon.
last updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 2:05:35 PM Central European Summer Time

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