Shona language

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Shona is a dialect of the Bantu languages, spoken in Southern Africa. Shona is one of the primary languages spoken in Zimbabwe, the official language for government being English.


English Shona

Hello mhoro (singular) : mhoroi (plural; hon. pl)

Hevo (singular) : Hevoi (plural; hon pl))

Thank you Ndatenda (singular) :Tatenda (plural)

or Ndinotenda (sing.) : tinotenda (pl) Alternative: wazviita (singular) : Mazviita (plural)


(A clap of the hands is also a traditional Shona thank you.)

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