Mhofu

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Mhofu (Eland in English) imhuka yemusango inowanikwa kuMabvazuva nekuChamhembe kweAfrica. Mumhuri yenhoro dzinowanikwa muAfrica, mhofu ndiyo mhuka huru. Matongo emhofu ndidzo nyika dzinoti: Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia neZimbabwe. Rimwe zita remhofu rinonzi nhuka.

Tsika[chinja | edit source]

Mhukarume izita remhuri rekuzvirumbidza rinowanikwa muZimbabwe.

Mhofu ndiyo mhuka inova mutupo wevayera shava, uye iyo ishava paruvara.

Mamwe Mazwi[chinja | edit source]

  • Pfura kana bvura (loose skin under animal's chin) kureva ganda rakarembera pamutsipa wemhuka.

Mazwi eBantu[chinja | edit source]

  • Mururimi rweSilozi vanoti pofu (eland) kureva mhofu. VaTakwane vanoti nddodda (eland) kureva mhofu.
  • MaZulu vanoti impofu (Tan-coloured, tawny - colour of eland skin) kureva ruvara rwemhofu. Mamwe mazwi: impofana (Small eland, young eland) kureva mhofu diki.
  • MaZulu vanoti ubumpofu (Tan colour, tawny colour) kureva ruvara rwemhofu. MaXhosa vanoti impofu (n. eland skin) kureva mhofu.
  • Barotse vanoti pofu (n. cape eland) vachireva mhofu.