• Shona word tsanga in the Shona Dictionary
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/t͡saŋa/


  • noun , class(9)
  • variant: ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
A name given to many tall and coarse grasses or grasslike plants, and their slender, often jointed, stems, such as the various kinds of bamboo, and especially the common reed of Southern Africa (Phragmites mauritianus).
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
tsanga iyi this reed
tsanga iyo that reed
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
tsanga yangu my reed
tsanga yako your reed (singular)
tsanga yenyu your reed (plural)
tsanga yake his/her reed
tsanga yedu our reed
tsanga yacho its reed
tsanga yavo their reed
last updated: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:46:36 AM Central European Standard Time


/t͡saŋa/


  • noun , class(9)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
Plural of tsanga.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
tsanga iyi these reeds
tsanga iyo those reeds
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
tsanga yangu my reeds
tsanga yako your reeds (singular)
tsanga yenyu your reeds (plural)
tsanga yake his/her reeds
tsanga yedu our reeds
tsanga yacho its reeds
tsanga yavo their reeds
last updated: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:46:36 AM Central European Standard Time

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