Inhamo zvayo, tsvimborume kuveza duri seine mukadzi.

Word Definitions

tsvimborume: bachelor who has passed the age of marrying

duri: wooden mortar  (in which grain pounded)


Some things, like a senior bachelor carving a mortar as if he has a wife, are a sign of despair.


In a traditional household a mortar and pestle are primary kitchen implements used by the woman for pounding grain.


Behaviour that seems irrational under certain circumstances sometimes points to despair.