• noun , class(9)
  • synonyms:
  • dialects/origins: Karanga
English translation
adage
An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
shumo iyi this adage
shumo iyo that adage
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
shumo yangu my adage
shumo yako your adage (singular)
shumo yenyu your adage (plural)
shumo yake his/her adage
shumo yedu our adage
shumo yacho its adage
shumo yavo their adage
last updated: Monday, September 23, 2019 at 1:04:32 PM Central European Summer Time


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Karanga
English translation
adages
Plural of shumo.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
shumo idzi these adages
shumo idzo those adages
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
shumo dzangu my adages
shumo dzako your adages (singular)
shumo dzenyu your adages (plural)
shumo dzake his/her adages
shumo dzedu our adages
shumo dzacho its adages
shumo dzavo their adages
last updated: Monday, September 23, 2019 at 1:04:32 PM Central European Summer Time

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