Phetolelo ya these ka go Sesotho sa Leboa

these

ba

lethušaleina

  • 1

    (demonstrative pos. I, with cl. 2)
    ba
    ‘These people are lying’ Batho ba ba bolela maaka
  • 2

    (demonstrative pos. I, with cl. 4)
    ye
    ‘There are many of these trees’ Mehlare ye ke ye mentši
  • 3

    (demonstrative pos. I, with cl. 6)
    a
    ‘These watermelons are ours’ Magapu a ke a rena
  • 4

    (demonstrative pos. I, with cl. 8, with cl. 10)
    tše
    ‘Read these poems so that you are able to answer the questions’ Bala direto tše o tle o kgone go araba dipotšišo
  • 5

    (demonstrative pos. Ia, with cl. 4)
    yeno
    ‘This novel talks about things of these times’ Padi ye e bolela ka dilo tša mehleng yeno
  • 6

    (demonstrative pos. Ib, with cl. 2)
    bakhwi
    ‘I don't know what I'll feed these children of mine’ Ga ke tsebe gore a nna ke tlo fepa bana bakhwi ba ka ka eng?
  • 7

    (demonstrative pos. Ib, with cl. 4)
    yekhwi
    ‘I picked this fruit from these trees’ Dienywa tše ke di kgele mehlareng yekhwi
  • 8

    (demonstrative pos. Ib, with cl. 6)
    akhwi
    ‘Gosh, even these feet of mine are painful’ Hei, ebile maoto akhwi a ka a a opa
  • 9

    (demonstrative pos. Ib, with cl. 8, with cl. 10)
    tšekhwi
    ‘If we leave him here he may steal these sweet potatoes and run away’ Ge re ka mo tlogela mo a ka utswa dipotata tšekhwi a tšhaba

Usage

The singular form of "these" is "this".