Shona Lessons

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Shona For Beginners

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Title
Lesson 0 - Introduction to Shona Lessons
Lesson 1 - Shona Vowels and Pronunciation
Lesson 2 - Shona Pronouns
Lesson 3 - Shona Possessives
Lesson 4 - Common Shona Expressions
Lesson 5 - The Verb 'To Know', In Shona
Lesson 6 - Shona Greetings and Commonly Used Words
Lesson 7 - Greetings between two children: Kumhoresana pakati pevana vaviri
Lesson 8 - Greetings between an adult and a child: pakati pemhunu mukuru nemwana mudiki
Lesson 9 - Morning greetings between two children: kumhoresana mangwanani

Lesson 4 - Common Shona Expressions

  • Excuse me - pamusoroi
  • I’m sorry I am late - ndine urombo ndanonoka
  • I don’t know - handizive
  • I don’t have - handina
  • I don’t have money - handina mari
  • I don’t want - handidi
  • Congratulations - makorokoto
  • Quiet - nyararai
  • Please reduce noise - ndapota taurirai pasi
  • You are lying - urikunyepa
  • Tell the truth - taura chokwadi
  • Slowly/very little - zvishoma shoma
  • Please repeat slowly - ndapota dzokorora zvishoma shoma