Shona Vocabulary

Welcome to the 9th lesson about the Shona vocabulary. We're dedicating this page to the most important and most used words in Shona. For example: clothes, languages, countries, travel, survival words, class, and house components.

shirt
shirt
hembe
sweater
sweater
juzi
jacket
jacket
bhachi
coat
coat
chibhachi
socks
socks
masokisi
shoes
shoes
bhutsu
trousers
trousers
tirauzi
pajamas
pyjamas
mapijama
belt
belt
bande
underwear
underwear
nduwe
hat
hat
heti
skirt
skirt
siketi

The following words are related to languages and countries.

Language
Shona
Country
Shona
Arabic
chiarabhu
Morocco
morocco
Chinese
chichina
China
china
English
chirungu
England
england
French
chifrench
France
france
German
chigerman
Germany
germany
Greek
chigreek
Greece
greece
Portuguese
chiputukezi
Portugal
portugal
Hindi
chihindi
India
india
Italian
chiitaly
Italy
italy
Japanese
chijapanese
Japan
japane
Russian
chirussia
Russia
russia
Spanish
chispanish
Spain
spain
Swedish
chiswedish
Sweden
sweden

The following vocabulary is related to travel and survival.

Travel
Shona
airport
nhandare yendege
doctor
chiremba
airplane
ndege
medicines
mishonga
train
chitima
pharmacy
famasi
taxi
tekisi
hospital
chipatara
bus
bhazi
ambulance
amburenzi
car
motokari
poison
muchetura
ticket
tiketi
help me
ndibatsirewo
hotel
hotera
danger
njodzi
reservation
kubhuka
accident
tsaona
passport
pasipoti
police
mapurisa
luggage
mikwende
headache
kutemwa nomusoro
tourism
kushanyirwa nevokunedzimwe nyika
stomach ache
kurwadziwa nomudumbu

The following list of words is related to a class environment and the components of a house.

Class
Shona
books
mabhuku
toilet
chimbudzi
pen
chinyoreso
bed
mubhedha
dictionary
duramazwi
bedroom
imba yokurara
library
raibhurari
furniture
fanicha
desk
dhesiki
house
imba
student
mudzidzi
kitchen
kicheni
teacher
mudzidzisi
plate
ndiro
chair
cheya
refrigerator
firiji
paper
pepa
room
imba
page
peji
table
tafura
pencil
penzura
window
hwindo
question
mubvunzo
television
terevhizheni

Did you enjoy this lesson about the Shona vocabulary? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Shona Grammar   Shona Grammar

Shona Verbs   Shona Verbs


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