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Problems of Equivalence in Shona- English Bilingual Dictionaries
(Bureau of the WAT, 2001)
In compiling bilingual dictionaries, lexicographers are mostly concerned with seman- tic equivalence. As a result, the practice of bilingual dictionary compilers is usually that of giving one-word equivalents. However, ...
Cultural Aspects in the Shona Monolingual Dictionary Duramanzwi Guru reChishona
(Bureau of the WAT, 2003)
In the compilation of dictionaries, lexicographers also take cognisance of the culture which is inherent in a language. This article will look at the way the cultural aspect is interwoven in the practice of dictionary ...
Crisis in education and culture and its social reflection on women: A case study of Zimbabwe
(Zimbabwe Institute of Development Studies, 1991)
This paper looks at the crisis of women's education in Zimbabwe from a socio-cultural point of view; or what the author terms "educulture". The main argument of the paper is that in spite of numerous post-independence ...
Ethics Among the Shona
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2001)
This essay is a contribution towards an appreciation of Hunhu/Ubuntu as the basis of African philosophy. It seeks to demonstrate, by means of a specific example taken from an African text, that within the African ...
The Treatment of Taboo and Offensive Words in Isichazamazwi Sesindebele (ISN): an Analysis
This paper identifies and analysis taboo and offensive words in the Isichazamazwi sesiNdebele henceforth referred to as the ISN. Focus is on these headwords as they are seen as requiring special attention in their definitions ...
The influence of culture on the implementation of the SADC protocol on gender 2008: A multi-case study on Namibia and Zimbabwe
This study examined the influence of cultural practices on the implementation of the SADC Protocol on Gender, with reference to Namibia and Zimbabwe (2013-2016). There were four objectives in the research, which examined ...