10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Shona People

Written by Keren Mikva


Shona dialects help identify which village and ethnic group a person belongs to

Dialect groups are extremely important in Shona, and although many are very similar, they can help identify exactly where a person is from, as well as which ethnic group they belong to. For instance, if a person speaks the Zezuru dialect, they would likely observe customs and beliefs unique to the Zezuru ethnic group.