wena


wena

wena pronoun Southern African

  1. you; refers to the person or persons addressed but not to the speaker

Word Origin for wena from Nguni: you (plural) Examples from the Web for wena Historical Examples of wena

  • Then all was blackest night again; and even Wena was swallowed up in it.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • Wena knew a snake by this time, and could treat them aright.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • Wena was a very nice creature, anxious to please, and elegant; but of a different order entirely from the high–minded Caldo.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • Yes; but you bring your little Wena, and Ill take my Caldo, and work him as close as possible.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • Then Wena capered about, and barked, and came and licked his shoe, and offered to carry the coat for him.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

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