thank you translated to Shona
THANK YOU IN MORE LANGUAGES
How do you respond to thank you in Shona?
A collection of useful phrases in Shona, a Bantu language spoken mainly in Zimbabwe. See these phrases in any combination of two languages in the Phrase Finder.
Useful Shona phrases.
|Thank you||Waita zvako (sg) Maita zvenyu (pl)|
|Reply to thank you||Unotendei? Zvakanaka|
How do Zimbabweans greet?
The common greeting is a firm handshake with the right hand. This may linger for longer than you are accustomed to. Some Zimbabweans may slide their hands up to grasp each other’s thumbs during the handshake. The traditional greeting involves a clap after the handshake.
How do Zimbabweans show respect?
Respect is shown by physically lowering oneself below another person’s stature. When meeting or interacting with someone older or of a higher status, it is polite to lower one’s head or body below theirs. Women commonly give a slight curtsy or bend at the knees, whilst men bow slightly.
What is the basic Zimbabwe language?
Zimbabwe has two main local languages Shona and Ndebele.