Pfumo

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Pfumo kana jokoso (spear in English) chombo chakagadzirwa chiine chitanda chirefu chakabatanidzwa nemuromo unopinza unoshandiswa kubaya panguva yokunge vanhu vachirwa hondo kana kuvhima.

Vatauri veChiNdau vanoti mukhondo.

Zvikamu zvePfumo[chinja | edit source]

  • Kanzvi zvinoreva kwakapinza kuya kwepfumo kwacho kunobaya.
  • Chipanga kana chipasa (the blade of spear-head or arrow-head).
  • Rwiriko (shaft) ndiwo mutanda unoshanda semubato wepfumo.
  • Chireya, suso kana chiraya (blunt end of a spear opposite to the blade - used for digging).
  • Nangiro (where the metal blade enters the shaft at either end).
  • Nyenza, ukambo kana makave (the coiled wirw binding shaft end).
  • Musika kana nyimbiri (the stem of blade, entering into shaft).
  • Muromo (point of spear).

Tsumo[chinja | edit source]

  • Pfumo rinobaya ngerina hombarume. The spear that pierces is that of a (successful) hunter.

Mitauro yebantu[chinja | edit source]

  • Izwi rokuti ngamo (A large bladed spear) rinotaurwa mururimi rweYao.