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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A member of a Bantu tribe living in present-day Zimbabwe;A Bantu language spoken in Zimbabwe;Of or relating to or characteristic of the culture of the Shonas.

Usage examples (34)
  • - How to greet in Shona (the language spoken in Zimbabwe) - To use the LST Manual
  • The local people communicate with one another mostly in Shona.
  • The Shona are the direct descendants of the great Munhumutapa Empire that stretched from Namibia to Mozambique at its peak.
  • The Mozambiquans second language is Portuguese, and the Zimbabweans (who know English) can only speak to locals here in Shona. for more
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