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  • noun , class(10)
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  • dialects/origins: Standard Shona
Plural of nguva.
English translation
times
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 4:29:19 PM GMT-04:00


1. The system of those relations which any event has to any other as past, present, or future.

2. A part of time considered as distinct from other parts; a period; a space of time: as, a short time ; a long lime; too little lime was allowed; hence, season; particular period; nguva ye kurima planting time

3. A part of time considered as distinct from other parts, whether past, present, or future, and particularly as characterised by the occurrence of some event or series of events; especially, the period in which some notable person, or the person under consideration, lived or was active; age; epoch: as, nguva ya Mbeya Nehanda, the time of Mbuya Nehanda.

4. Appointed, allotted, or customary period of years, months, days, hours, etc.

6. A suitable or appropriate point or part of time; fitting season.

7. Particular or definite point of time; precise or moment: as nguva ye basa, work time.

8. An appointed, fixed, or inevitable point or moment of time; especially, the hour of one's departure or death.

9. A mode of occupying time; also, what occurs in a particular time.

10. The state of things at a particular point of time; prevailing state of circumstances: nguva ye nzara.

11. All time to come; the future.

12. Reckoning, or method of reckoning, the lapse or course of time.
English translation
time
last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 4:29:19 PM GMT-04:00

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