English translation
hold
  1. To keep fast or close, as in the grasp of the hand; control or prevent the movement or action of, by grasping, binding, arresting, or other means of constraint or detention; retain; keep.
  2. To keep back; detain.
Imperative example
Shona English
pfunda hold (singular)
pfundai hold (plural)
Simple future tense example
Shona English
Ndicha pfunda I will hold
ucha pfunda you will hold (singular)
mucha pfunda you will hold (plural)
acha pfunda he/she will hold
ticha pfunda we will hold
vacha pfunda they will hold
chicha pfunda it will hold
last updated: Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 3:16:50 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Manyika, Zezuru
See tsvimborume.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
pfunda iyi this pfunda
pfunda iyo that pfunda
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
pfunda yangu my pfunda
pfunda yako your pfunda (singular)
pfunda yenyu your pfunda (plural)
pfunda yake his/her pfunda
pfunda yedu our pfunda
pfunda yacho its pfunda
pfunda yavo their pfunda
last updated: Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 3:16:50 PM Central European Summer Time

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