Mwenezi

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Mwenezi inzvimbo iri kumaruwa eMasvingo Province.

Mitauro yeBantu[chinja | edit source]

  • VaSwahili vanoti mwenezi (one who distributes or bestows). Mamwe mazwi: Mwenyezi (possessor of power) vkureva mwene wemasimba. Mwenenzi (traveller, passer-by).
  • VaSwahili vanoti mwenyeji, mwenye kana mwenyi (owner, proprietor; master of the house, host) kureva mwene. VaMambwe vanoti mweneco (the owner, master).
  • Swahili vanoti mwenyeji (native, resident, inhabitant) chizvara chepo. Digo vanoti mwenyezi. VaGulu vanoti mwenyieji (native). Zigula vanoti mwenyezi (n. host, head of the house hold).
  • VaKongo vanoti muene-nsi (n. ruler of land, head of state). Kimbundu vanoti muenexi (n. sovereign; lord of the land; King. Derived from muene-ixi).