• Shona word shoni in the Shona Dictionary
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/ʃóni/


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Manyika
English translation
A small European insectivore (Erinaceus Europaeus), and other allied species of Asia and Africa, having the hair on the upper part of its body mixed with prickles or spines. It is able to roll itself into a ball so as to present the spines outwardly in every direction. It is nocturnal in its habits, feeding chiefly upon insects.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
shoni iyi this hedgehog
shoni iyo that hedgehog
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
shoni yangu my hedgehog
shoni yako your hedgehog (singular)
shoni yenyu your hedgehog (plural)
shoni yake his/her hedgehog
shoni yedu our hedgehog
shoni yacho its hedgehog
shoni yavo their hedgehog
last updated: Monday, September 23, 2019 at 9:26:44 AM Central European Summer Time


/ʃóni/


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Manyika
English translation
Plural of shoni.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
shoni idzi these hedgehogs
shoni idzo those hedgehogs
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
shoni dzangu my hedgehogs
shoni dzako your hedgehogs (singular)
shoni dzenyu your hedgehogs (plural)
shoni dzake his/her hedgehogs
shoni dzedu our hedgehogs
shoni dzacho its hedgehogs
shoni dzavo their hedgehogs
last updated: Monday, September 23, 2019 at 9:26:44 AM Central European Summer Time

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