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Learn Shona

Shona är ett av många bantu-språk som täcker ett stort geografiskt område i Afrika söder om Sahara. De kommer från en muntlig tradition och uTalk har det bredaste utbudet av dem att lära dig på marknaden. Klassificerade annorlunda sub substantiv, till exempel beroende på om de är ett djur, en växt eller en mänsklig och detta kan förändra hur en mening fungerar. Men oroa dig inte att du snart fattat vinkeln.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Zimbabwe

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Fun facts about Shona

The language has borrowed many words from other languages such as 'yunivhesiti' (university) and 'motokari' (car) from English.

Clapping your hands is a gesture which accompanies greetings and can also mean thank you. Men clap with flat hands and women clap with cupped hands.

A Shona proverb says: 'It's a marvel to see a leopard playing with a goat' which suggests that something suspicious is going on! (Manenji kuona kamba ichitamba nembudzi.)

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