• noun , class(5)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
polygamy
The having of a plurality of wives or husbands at the same time; usually, the marriage of a man to more than one woman, or the practice of having several wives, at the same time; – opposed to monogamy.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
barika iri this polygamy
barika iro that polygamy
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
barika rangu my polygamy
barika rako your polygamy (singular)
barika renyu your polygamy (plural)
barika rake his/her polygamy
barika redu our polygamy
barika racho its polygamy
barika ravo their polygamy
last updated: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 4:08:39 PM Central European Summer Time


  • verb
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Zezuru
Imperative example
Shona English
barika barika (singular)
barikai barika (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha barika I will barika
ucha barika you will barika (singular)
mucha barika you will barika (plural)
acha barika he/she will barika
ticha barika we will barika
vacha barika they will barika
chicha barika it will barika
last updated: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 4:08:39 PM Central European Summer Time

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