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#badwa

born, be

(Shona) ti

#bwino, didi

adjective good

#gulisa

sell

(Shona) -furidza

#kazinga

fry

(Shona) mwana

#kwekweta

pull

(Shona) ura, matumbu

#lamuka

awake

#ledzela

drunk, be

(Shona) china

#mbuluka

verb fly

#mpso-mpsoda

kiss

(Shona) bvupa

#ng’amba

tear

(Shona) -mbururuka

#phseyama

verb lie (on side, recline)

#psa

hot, be

(Shona) ruva

#sandza

vomit

(Shona) -kwiza

#sankhula

choose

(Shona) kupi

#tentha, phsa

noun burn

abemphemwa

butterfly

achunzu

hawks

amayi

maternal aunt

anyalugwe

leopards

azimayi

maternal aunts

azimbuya

maternal grandmothers

azimbuya

paternal grandmothers

azimedzala

mothers-in-law

azukulu

grandchildren

bondo

ankle

(Shona) -tamba

bondo lansana

backbone

(Shona) mwedzi

bote

boat

bzifuwa

coughs

(Shona) sino

bzipoko

ghosts

bzizinji

chadidi

true (not false)

chakuyamba

first

chapewu

hat

dongo

noun earth (soil)

dzana

hundred

dzuwa

kadebvu

chin

(Shona) mhute

khamu

comb

kubva njala

hungry, be

(Shona) uswa

kudziwana

know each other

(Shona) mafuta

kudzulu

north

kukwidibila

cloudy

kumadandakucha

dawn

kutsudzuka

free

kutsuka

verb clean

kuvulika

wide

kuwasha, kufula

wash clothes

(Shona) -pukuta

kuyama

suck

(Shona) -baya, -junga

kuyita nthiki

have hiccups

(Shona) muti

kuzungunuka

adjective round

mafigu

bananas

mafuta

noun grease (fat, organic substance)

makumi mashanu

fifty

masheleni

money

matako

buttocks

(Shona) jecha

mathambiko

ladder

matope

mud

matsenga

magic

mbadzo

axe

mbava

thieves

mbewu

seeds

mbudu

mosquito

mbwaya

dogs

mibo

holes

minyoka

worms

mphako

cave

mu

munyoka

worm

munyu

salt

muti

three

mwamuna

husband

mwana wachitsikana

daughter

mwezi

moons

n’nchenje

ants

nampodi

never

nchala

noun claw

ndebvu

beard

(Shona) kunaya

njila, nsewu, mpsampsayila

verb intr. path (road, trail; not street)

nkhalamba

old (person)

nkhani

stories

nkhani

story

nkhuku

chickens

nsewe

arrow

ntenga

noun feather (large, not down)

ntsiye

eyebrow

(Shona) -tsvuku

nyoka

snake

nyoka

snakes

nyumba

hut

nzondi

enemy

pafupi

near

posi

tanthatu

six

thandawude

spider

thawa

escape

(Shona) -reba

uchi

honey

ukonde

net

ukushe

wool

utsi

noun smoke (of fire)

wuma, wumisa

adjective dry (substance)

yita wana

have children

(Shona) imbwa