• verb
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  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Zezuru
English translation
To utter a plaintive cry, as some animals; to moan with a childish noise; to complain, or to tell of sorrow, distress, or the like, in a plaintive, nasal tone; hence, to complain or to beg in a mean, unmanly way; to moan basely.
Imperative example
Shona English
yema whine (singular)
yemai whine (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha yema I will whine
ucha yema you will whine (singular)
mucha yema you will whine (plural)
acha yema he/she will whine
ticha yema we will whine
vacha yema they will whine
chicha yema it will whine
last updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 3:18:20 PM Central European Summer Time

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