• noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
leopard
A large, savage, carnivorous mammal (Felis leopardus). It is of a yellow or fawn color, with rings or roselike clusters of black spots along the back and sides. It is found in Southern Asia and Africa. By some the panther (Felis pardus) is regarded as a variety of leopard.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mbada iyi this leopard
mbada iyo that leopard
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mbada yangu my leopard
mbada yako your leopard (singular)
mbada yenyu your leopard (plural)
mbada yake his/her leopard
mbada yedu our leopard
mbada yacho its leopard
mbada yavo their leopard
last updated: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 1:17:20 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
leopards
Plural of mbada.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mbada idzi these leopards
mbada idzo those leopards
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mbada dzangu my leopards
mbada dzako your leopards (singular)
mbada dzenyu your leopards (plural)
mbada dzake his/her leopards
mbada dzedu our leopards
mbada dzacho its leopards
mbada dzavo their leopards
last updated: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 1:17:20 PM Central European Summer Time

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