• Shona word tarira in the Shona Dictionary
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/tarira/


  • verb
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other piece, expose it to immediate capture. A king so menaced is said to be in check, and must be made safe at the next move.
Imperative example
Shona English
tarira check (singular)
tarirai check (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha tarira I will check
ucha tarira you will check (singular)
mucha tarira you will check (plural)
acha tarira he/she will check
ticha tarira we will check
vacha tarira they will check
chicha tarira it will check
last updated: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 12:12:19 PM Central European Standard Time


/tarira/


  • verb
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
English translation
To have in sight; to see clearly; to look at; to regard with the eyes.
Imperative example
Shona English
tarira behold (singular)
tarirai behold (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha tarira I will behold
ucha tarira you will behold (singular)
mucha tarira you will behold (plural)
acha tarira he/she will behold
ticha tarira we will behold
vacha tarira they will behold
chicha tarira it will behold
last updated: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 12:12:19 PM Central European Standard Time

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