kunoza​


is a way of speaking with a posh accent often as a means to try and portray yourself as though you are classy, sophisticated, and all that pseudo-intellectual jazz. In addition, a person who is into that stuff is called munozi or musaradhi.

Note: Kunoza is derived from the way by which some Zimbos literary develop a daily routine of articulating words through "nose gymnastics" until that accent starts sounding foreign and exotic. Although sometimes things can get a little hectic trying to decipher what they are really trying to say.

Below is a sample of phrases of Chinozi i.e., a type of Shonglish used by masaradhi:

Proper ShonaChinozi
Ndavane nzaraNane nzara
Shamwari, ndipe mari yanguShamari, ndipe mari yangu
Hesi shamwari uri bhoo here?Hesy shamazi uwibo here?
Svondo rinouya ndiri kuenda kuSouth AfricaNex wiik niyikuenda kuSauti Ehfika
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