Figures of Speech
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Imperative

Imperative are form of verbs used for giving orders. Subject is not required in imperative and the verb has a low to high tone, although mono-syllable word has only one tone since it only has last syllable.
Examples
WordImperative
ZaunaZauna!
TsayaTsaya!
TahoTaho!
KomaKoma!
KwantaKwanta!
KwasheKwashe!
ShafaShafa!
DurƙusaDurƙusa!

Mono-syllable Imperative

WordImperative
ZoZo!
HaHa!
JeJe!

Imperative with pronouns

The pronoun that comes after imperative verb is usually has high tone, it does not follow the low to high tone rule. e.g. Kawo shi, kalle ta, zubo mini, kai mata.

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