This Shonglish expression means to be ahead of the curve and excel remarkably as a frontrunner at what you do so much that you become second to none.
Kuchi means "to". Master here means a dominant player. Chi means this. Gemhu means "game" (although when used in slang, a game...
this is a Shona saying with a connotation of narcissism that means someone has an over-inflated ego—a huge sense of importance and wants to always be treated as though they were a deity.
A literal translation of kuda kuitwa Mwari is "they want to be appointed as God."
means phlegm i.e., a type of mucus secreted by the respiratory system, characterized by its thick, sticky consistency. The respiratory system produces and utilizes this often to battle inflammation and infections like the common cold, allergies, etc.
Note: Phlegm is...
means a terrain with a steer drop in elevation e.g., a downhill, a mountain trail with a steep descent, a ski slope with a sharp drop-off, and something of that nature et cetera, et cetera.
means epidemic parotitis ("mumps") i.e., a viral illness that causes swelling on the face and gives a person who has it a hamster typa look. BTW, in chiShona, this inflammatory viral infection of the salivary glands is also called mahumunya.
this is literarily a replacement spouse that a man can get when his wife has passed on.
What is interesting is that traditionally the new spouse in this case is often s'posed to be a sibling (or a sister) of the woman who has passed away. They can also be a niece of the deceased. But nowadays...
means ngozi i.e., particularly an avenging spirit of a deceased biological parent to their child (or children) because their offspring did something terribly wrong against them. For example, murder, physical and verbal assault, etc.
That said, there are some people who think this type of ngozi...
1: which one? (i.e., a phrase you use when you are asking someone for the identification or selection of a specific item from a group or a list things that has more than two options)
2: what's up? (or how are you doing?)
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means a portion of something that you s'pose to get; or a legal entitlement you s'pose to receive after creating intellectual property, making an investment, or after a court ruling decision has been made e.g., stock dividend payments, a percentage of publishing royalties, your share of...
1: any tree
2: any herb (or traditional medicine)
3: any shrub
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1: to be buck naked
2: a video that shows people engaging in erotic stuff (kumbulabulushula)
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*Muriwo, *nyama, pono, *mabhakings, *musvombolimbo, *sombonyo
Buck naked person
1: to immerse, dip, or submerge something in a liquid.
2: country (or nation)
3: the whole world (or the entire earth)
Note: Nyika also means state i.e., a sovereign state but not a federated state like for example California, The State of New York, Lagos, or the Free State of Bavaria. So...
means to a great extent, very much, or to an extent that... [blah-blah]. Therefore, for the latter meaning, you'd use the word to emphasize that things happened beyond what you were expecting.
Another dialect word that carries the same meaning is zvekuti and that's what you will often...
means to be unplugged or to be removed from a normal position. Another similar word in chiShona is svomoka which also means that an object (or a thing) is not situated or located in its usual place.
means either serpentine, rectilinear, sidewinding, or concertina movement. For instance, the way snakes or some creatures without legs move on the ground. A synonym for zvongonyoka is zvonga.
means two days ago or the day before yesterday. For example, if today is Friday you'd be talking about Wednesday. And a synonym of zwana is marimwezuro. However, you are less likely to hear zwana in many conversations or come across it on social media because many Zimbos nowadays don't...