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#chena

noun white (colour)

#dziwa

verb know (facts)

#fuchila

bury

(Shona) pano

#kha

alone

#khala

live

(Shona) mvere

#kumbuka

think

(Shona) -famba

#luma

verb bite

#menya

kick

(Shona) nyama

#mwa

verb drink

#ng’ono-ng’ono

few

#psaga

find

(Shona) -pfupi

#seka

laugh

(Shona) zai

#yima

stop

(Shona) -dambura

#yimba

sing

(Shona) -funga

akamba wam’madzi

turtles

akulu

elderly

alumbwana

boys

amebzala

mother-in-law

amuna

men

an’namwali, atsikana

virgins

anyalugwe

leopards

asekulu

maternal uncle

aziloola

daughters-in-law

azimano

younger brothers

aziyavu

maternal grandfathers

bawala

buck

bondo

noun knee

bzinyama

animals

chakuyamba

first

chifuwa

cough

(Shona) mhepo

chisachila

nest

chonzi

wind

chulu

ant hill

diso

eyes

(Shona) -dema

dzana

hundred

dzayi

chicken egg

idya

have breakfast

(Shona) nyana

kambulamatu

deaf

khanda

noun skin (person’s)

khoso

rat

khumi napili

twelve

khwapa

armpit

(Shona) -gwamba, -tonhodza

kubadula

split

(Shona) -vhima

kubisalila

lie (in ambush)

(Shona) nhenga

kubva m’mimba

have diarrhea

(Shona) nyoka

kufemba

sniff

(Shona) -rarama

kugopa

scared

kunoza

sharpen

(Shona) -ziva

kunya

defecate (shit)

(Shona) imwe

kuphikika, tokota

cooked

kusumusa

raise

(Shona) zamu

kutambila

receive

(Shona) chifuva

kuthwa

sharp (knife)

kuyikha pamoto

set on fire

(Shona) -ona

lelo

verb today

m’mimba, kuthulula

diarrhea

(Shona) moto

madzi

noun water

mafigu

bananas

maluwa

flowers

mapasa

twin

mapasa

twins

mapili

mountains

masondo

weeks

mawutati

bows

mbani

mbizi

zebra

mbwaya

dogs

michila

tails

mondo, dipa

spear

moto

noun fire

muti

three

mwala

verb stone

mwana wachitsikana

daughter

n’chela

well

n’thayi

branch

nana

sister

ng’ono

adjective small

nkhandwe

jackal

nkhawa, malilo

death

(Shona) aisi

nkucha

day after tomorrow

nshowo

language

ntsawawa

louse, head

ntsikana

girl

ntsiye

eyebrow

(Shona) -tsvuku

ntsiyentsiye

eyelash

(Shona) -yero

ntsodzi

roofs

ntswanda

basket

nyanga

noun horn (of bull etc.)

nyanja

lakes

nyumba

house

sumuka, yima

verb stand

thambo yawutati

bowstring

thawale

pond

uko, apo

there

unthumbwi

red ants

usiku

at night

utati

bow

wana wachilumbwana

sons

wentse

both

yita wana

have children

(Shona) imbwa