• noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
luck
1. Fortune; hap; that which happens to a person by chance, conceived as having a real tendency to be favourable or unfavourable, or as if there were an inward connection between a succession of fortuitous occurrences having the same character as favourable or unfavourable.

2. Good fortune; favourable hap; a supposed something, pertaining to a person, at least for a time, giving to fortuitous events a favourable character; also, in a weakened sense, a fortuitous combination of favourable occurrences.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
mhanza iyi this luck
mhanza iyo that luck
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
mhanza yangu my luck
mhanza yako your luck (singular)
mhanza yenyu your luck (plural)
mhanza yake his/her luck
mhanza yedu our luck
mhanza yacho its luck
mhanza yavo their luck
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time


  • adjective
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
lucky
Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; – said of persons; as, a lucky adventurer.
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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