• noun , class(9)
  • synonyms: , , ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
time
  1. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms which designate limited portions thereof.
  2. A particular period or part of duration, whether past, present, or future; a point or portion of duration; as, the time was, or has been; the time is, or will be.
  3. The period at which any definite event occurred, or person lived; age; period; era; as, the Spanish Armada was destroyed in the time of Queen Elizabeth; – often in the plural; as, ancient times; modern times.
  4. The duration of one's life; the hours and days which a person has at his disposal.
  5. A proper time; a season; an opportunity.
  6. The present life; existence in this world as contrasted with immortal life; definite, as contrasted with infinite, duration.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nguva iyi this time
nguva iyo that time
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nguva yangu my time
nguva yako your time (singular)
nguva yenyu your time (plural)
nguva yake his/her time
nguva yedu our time
nguva yacho its time
nguva yavo their time
last updated: Friday, February 22, 2019 at 6:40:13 PM Central European Standard Time


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Korekore, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
times
Plural of nguva.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
nguva idzi these times
nguva idzo those times
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
nguva dzangu my times
nguva dzako your times (singular)
nguva dzenyu your times (plural)
nguva dzake his/her times
nguva dzedu our times
nguva dzacho its times
nguva dzavo their times
last updated: Friday, February 22, 2019 at 6:40:13 PM Central European Standard Time

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