• noun , class(9)
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
English translation
crown
1 . An ornament for the head; originally, among the ancients, a wreath or garland; hence, any wreath or garland worn on the head; a coronal.

2. An ornament or covering for the head worn as a symbol of sovereignty.

3. Figuratively, regal power; royalty; kingly government.

4. The wearer of a crown; the sovereign as head of the state.

5. Honorary distinction; reward; guerdon.

6. Tho top or higliest part of something; the uppermost part or eminence, likened to a crown.

7.That part of a tooth which appears above the gum; especially, that part of a molar tooth which opposes the same part of a tooth of the opposite jaw.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
ngara iyi this crown
ngara iyo that crown
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
ngara yangu my crown
ngara yako your crown (singular)
ngara yenyu your crown (plural)
ngara yake his/her crown
ngara yedu our crown
ngara yacho its crown
ngara yavo their crown
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time


  • ideophone
  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:29:19 PM Central European Summer Time

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