table (<Afr:tafel) - tafole (s.9) ditafole (pl.10)
taboo - koma
taboo - seila
tail - mohatla (s.3) mehatla (pl.4)
take (v.) - nka
take after (v.) - futsa
take an oath (v.) - hlapanya
take an oath (v.) - nka kano
take away (v.) - isa
take care (v.) - hlokomela
take out (v.) - ntsha
take up arms (v.) - hlomela
taken (be ... to) (v.) - iswa
taken (be ...) (v.) - nkuwa
taken out (be ...) (v.) - ntshuwa
tale - pale (s.9) dipale (pl.10)
talk (cause to ...) (v.) - buisa
talk (n.) - polelo (s.9) dipolelo (pl.10)
talk (n.) - puo (s.9) dipuo (pl.10)
talk (v.) - bua
talk to each other (v.) - buisana
tall (01) (adj.) - e molelele
tall (02) (adj.) - ba balelele
tall (03) (adj.) - o molelele
tall (04) (adj.) - e melelele
tall (05) (adj.) - le lelelele
tall (06) (adj.) - a malelele 2
tall (07) (adj.) - se selelele
tall (08) (adj.) - tse telele
tall (09) (adj.) - e telele
tall (10) (adj.) - tse telele
tall (14) (adj.) - bo bolelele
tame (be ...) (v.) - thapile
tame (become ...) (v.) - thapa
tame (v.) - thapisa
tangle - marangrang
tank (>Eng) - tanka (s.9) ditanka (pl.10)
tap (Afr: pomp) - pompo (s.9) dipompo (pl.10)
tariff - tefello (s.9) ditefello (pl.10)
tattoo (n.) - mokgora
tattoo (n.) - nyao
tattoo (v.) - ho etsa nyao
tattoo (v.) - ho taka mokgora
tax - gafa (s.9) digafa (pl.10)
tax - lekgetho (s.5) makgetho (pl.6)
tax (n.) - gafa (s.9) digafa (pl.10)
taxi - tekisi (s.9) ditekisi (pl.10)
TB - lefuba
tea (<Afr: tee) - tee (s.9) ditee (pl.10)
teach (v.) - ruta
teach oneself (v.) - ithuta
teacher - mosuwe (s.1) basuwe (pl.2)
teacher (<Eng.) - titjhere (s.9) dititjhere (pl.10)
teapot - ketlele ya tee
tear - keledi (s.9) dikeledi (pl.10)
tear - monyepetsi (s.3) menyepetsi (pl.4)
tear - mookgo (s.3) meokgo (pl.4)
tear (v.) - ho petsoha
teaspoon - kgabana (s.9) dikgabana (pl.10)
teenager - motjha (s.1)
teeth - meno (s.6)
telegram - mohala (s.3) mehala (pl.4)
telephone (<Eng: phone) - fono (s.9) difono (pl.10)
television (<Eng) - telebishene (s.9) ditelebishene (pl.10)
television (<Eng) - televishene (s.9) ditelevishene (pl.10)
tell (v.) - bolela
tell (v.) - bolella
tell (v.) - jwetsa
tell (v.) (subjunctive) - bolelle
tell oneself (v.) - ipolella
tell oneself (v.) - itjwetsa
tell only part of an affair (v.) - unyetsa
temperature - themperetjhara
tempest - sefefo (s.7) difefo (s.8)
ten - leshome
tennis (<Eng) - tenese (s.9) ditenese (pl.10)
tense - lekgathe (s.5) makgathe (pl.6)
tent (<Eng) - tente (s.9) ditente (pl.10)
terminal disease - lefu le bolayang
termite - lesetlaoka (s.5) masetlaoka (pl.6)
terrorist - moferekanyi (s.1) baferekanyi (pl.2)
test (n.) - teko
test (v.) - ho etsa teko
test result - sephetho sa teko
thank (v.) - boka
thank (v.) - leboha
thank you - ke a leboha
that - hore
that is to say - ke hore
that so that - hore
that way - kwana
the day before yesterday - maoba
their - bona
their nature - bobona
them (02) (absolute pronoun) - bona
them (02) (obj. concord) - ba
them (04) (absolute pronoun) - yona
them (06) (absolute pronoun) - ona
them (08) (absolute pronoun) - tsona
them (08) (obj. concord) - di
them (10) (absolute pronoun) - tona
them (10) (obj. concord) - di
theme - tabataba (s.9) ditabataba (pl.10)
themselves - bobona
then - he
then - teng
there - mane
there - mola
therefore - ka hoo
they - ba
they (02) (absolute pronoun) - bona
they (04) (absolute pronoun) - yona
they (06) (absolute pronoun) - ona
they (08) (absolute pronoun) - tsona
they (10) (absolute pronoun) - tona
thick (01) (adj.) - e motenya
thick (02) (adj.) - ba batenya
thick (03) (adj.) - o motenya
thick (04) (adj.) - e metenya
thick (05) (adj.) - le letenya
thick (06) (adj.) - a matenya
thick (07) (adj.) - se setenya
thick (08) (adj.) - tse tenya
thick (09) (adj.) - e tenya
thick (10) (adj.) - tse tenya
thick (14) (adj.) - bo botenya
thief - leshodu (s.5) mashodu (pl.6)
thigh - serope (s.7) dirope (pl.8)
thin (01) (adj.) - e mosesane
thin (02) (adj.) - ba basesane
thin (03) (adj.) - o mosesane
thin (04) (adj.) - e mesesane
thin (05) (adj.) - le lesesane
thin (06) (adj.) - a masesane
thin (07) (adj.) - se sesesane
thin (08) (adj.) - tse tshesane
thin (09) (adj.) - e tshesane
thin (10) (adj.) - tse tshesane
thin (14) (adj.) - bo bosesane
thin (become ...) (v.) - ota
thing - ntho (s.9) dintho (pl.10)
think (v.) - nahana
third - boraro
thirst (n.) - lenyora (s.5) manyora (pl.6)
thirst (v.) - nyorwa
thirteen - leshome le metso e meraro
thirty - mashome a mararo
this year - monongwaha
thong - lerapo (s.5) marapo (pl.6)
thought (n.) - boikutlo (s.14) maikutlo (pl.6)
thought (n.) - monahano (s.3) menahano (pl.4)
thought (n.) - ntlha (s.9) dintlha (pl.10)
thousand - sekete
three - tharo
throat - qoqotho (s.9) diqoqotho (pl.10)
throw (v.) - akga
throw away (v.) - lahla
throw in (v.) - akgela
throw up (v.) - hlatsa
thrush - masela
thumb - monwana o motona
thunder - lethwathwarathwara
Thursday - Labone
thus - tjena
tie (n.) (<Eng) - thae (s.9) dithae (pl.10)
tie (v.) - fasa
tie (v.) - tlama
tight (01) (adj.) - e mosesane
tight (02) (adj.) - ba basesane
tight (03) (adj.) - o mosesane
tight (04) (adj.) - e mesesane
tight (05) (adj.) - le lesesane
tight (06) (adj.) - a masesane
tight (07) (adj.) - se sesesane
tight (08) (adj.) - tse tshesane
tight (09) (adj.) - e tshesane
tight (10) (adj.) - tse tshesane
tight (14) (adj.) - bo bosesane
tigrine genet - tsipa e matheba a maholo
time - nako (s.9) dinako (pl.10)
times past - maoba le maobane
tin (<Eng) - thine (pl.9) dithine (pl.10)
tin opener - sebuladithine (s.7) dibuladithine (pl.8)
tire (v.) - kgathala
tired (be ...) (v.) - kgathetse
tired (get ...) (v.) - kgathala
to (infinitve) - ho
to the extent that - hoo
to town - toropong
toaster - sebesaborotho (s.7) dibesaborotho (pl.8)
tobacco - kwae (s.9) dikwae (pl.10)
today - kajeno
toe - monwana wa leoto (s.3) menwana ya leoto (pl.4)
together - hammoho
together - mmoho
together with - hammoho le
together with - le
toilet - ntlwana (s.9) dintlwana (pl.10)
toilet - pitsana
toilet seat - setulo sa ntlwana
told (v.) - bolelletse
told (v.) - jwetsitse
tomato - tamati (s.9) ditamati (pl.10)
tomorrow - hosane
tomorrow - moso
tongue - leleme (s.5) maleme (pl.6)
tooth - leino (s.5) meno (pl.6)
top - bohodimo
top of hut - sehlohlolo (s.7) dihlohlolo (pl.8)
topic - hlooho (s.9) dihlooho (pl.10)
torrent - dikgohola
tortoise - kgudu (s.9) dikgudu (pl.10)
touch (v.) - ama
touch each other (v.) - amana
town (<Afr: dorp) - toropo (s.9) ditoropo (pl.10)
tractor - terekere (s.9) diterekere (pl.10)
trade - kgwebo (s.9) dikgwebo (pl.10)
tradition - moetlo (s.3) meetlo (pl.4)
traditional - bohloholo
traditional healer - ngaka ya setho
traditional initiation school - lebollo
traffic - sephethephethe (s.7) diphethephethe (pl.8)
traffic department - lefapha la sephethephethe
train - terene (s.9) diterene (pl.10)
translate (v.) - fetola
translate into (v.) - fetolela
translator - mofetoledi (s.1) bafetoledi (pl.2)
transmission - tshwaetso
transmit (v.) - tshwaetsa
transplacental infection - tshwaetso ka sekgababa
transport (n.) - thotho
transport (v.) - thotha
transsexual - tarasi
transvestite - tarasi
trapped inside - ho kwallwa ka hare
travel (n.) - leeto (s.5) maeto (pl.6)
travel (v.) - eta
traveller - moeti (s.1) baeti (pl.2)
traveller - motsamai (s.1) batsamai (pl.2)
tray (<Eng) - terei (s.9) diterei (pl.10)
tread (v.) - hata
tread on (cause to ...) (v.) - hatisa
treasure - letlotlo (s.5) matlotlo (pl.6)
treatment - kalafo
tree - sefate (s.7) difate (pl.8)
tree squirrel - mohlwathupa
tremble (v.) - tetema
tribal wars (19th century) - difaqane
tribe - morabe (s.3) merabe (pl.4)
tribe - setjhaba (s.7) ditjhaba (pl.8)
trick (n.) - leqheka (s.5) maqheka (pl.6)
trick (v.) - qhekanyetsa
trifle - lefeela (s.5) mafeela (pl.6)
trot (cause to ...) (v.) - hlehlisa
trot (v.) - hlehla
trouble (n.) - kgathatso (s.9) dikgathatso (pl.10)
trouble (v.) - kgathatsa
trouble (v.) - tshwenya
trousers - borikgwe (14)
truck - teraka (s.9)
true - sebele
truly - ka nnete
truly - ruri
trust (v.) - tshepa
trustworthiness - botshepehi
trustworthy - tshepahala
truth - nnete
try (v.) - leka
tsessebe - kgama ya lebasetere
tuberculosis - lefuba
Tuesday - Labobedi
tummy - mpa (s.9) dimpa (pl.10)
tumult - morusu (s.3) merusu (pl.4)
turn (v.) - fetoha
turn (v.) - reteleha
turn (v.) - thinya
turn away from (v.) - ila
twelve - leshome le metso e mmedi
twenty - mashome a mabedi
twenty one - mashome a mabedi a motso o le mong
twenty two - mashome a mabedi a metso e mmedi
twice - habedi
two - pedi
type - mofuta (s.3) mefuta (pl.4)
tyre (<Eng) - thaere (s.9) dithaere (pl.10)


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