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  • noun , class(9)
  • synonyms: ,
  • dialects/origins: Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
proverb
A short pithy sentence, often repeated colloquially, expressing a well-known truth or a common fact ascertained by experience or observation; a popular saving which briefly and forcibly expresses some practical precept; an adage ; a wise saw: often set forth in the guise of metaphor and in the form of rime, and sometimes alliterative.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
tsumo iyi this proverb
tsumo iyo that proverb
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
tsumo yangu my proverb
tsumo yako your proverb (singular)
tsumo yenyu your proverb (plural)
tsumo yake his/her proverb
tsumo yedu our proverb
tsumo yacho its proverb
tsumo yavo their proverb
last updated: Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 6:23:37 AM Central European Standard Time


  • noun , class(10)
  • stem :
  • dialects/origins: Manyika, Zezuru
English translation
proverbs
Plural of tsumo.
Demonstrative determiners example
Shona English
tsumo idzi these proverbs
tsumo idzo those proverbs
Possessive pronouns example
Shona English
tsumo dzangu my proverbs
tsumo dzako your proverbs (singular)
tsumo dzenyu your proverbs (plural)
tsumo dzake his/her proverbs
tsumo dzedu our proverbs
tsumo dzacho its proverbs
tsumo dzavo their proverbs
last updated: Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 6:23:37 AM Central European Standard Time

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