1gasasega se‘Please do not walk on the wet floor’ — Hle se sepele godimo ga lebato la go thapa‘You have not done your work’ — Ga se wa dira mošomo wa gago‘I'm not very hungry’ — Ga se ka swarwa ke tlala
In English we often shorten "not" to "n't". For example "You didn't close the door". In Northern Sotho, the notion of "not (doing something)" is expressed by a variety of negative morphemes, often combined with a change in the verbal ending. Examples of negative morphemes are shown as translation equivalents at the start of this dictionary entry.