• verb
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Karanga, Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
  1. To seek the love of; pay addresses to; woo; solicit in marriage.
  2. To endeavour to gain the favour of; try to win over by plausible address; seek to ingratiate one's self with, as by flattery or obsequious attentions.
  3. (Old sense) To copulate or engage in sexual intercourse.
Imperative example
Shona English
nyenga court (singular)
nyengai court (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha nyenga I will court
ucha nyenga you will court (singular)
mucha nyenga you will court (plural)
acha nyenga he/she will court
ticha nyenga we will court
vacha nyenga they will court
chicha nyenga it will court
last updated: Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8:36:48 AM Central European Standard Time

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