Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a1

he

kemedi

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    he
    she
    ‘Ge mosetsana a aloga, o tsena bokgarebeng. > Ge a aloga, o tsena bokgarebeng’ When a girl returns from initiation school, she enters the stage of puberty. > When she returns from initiation school, she enters the stage of puberty
  • 2

    they
    ‘Masogana a gorogile maabane go tšwa moepong. > A gorogile maabane go tšwa moepong’ The young men arrived yesterday from the mine. > They arrived yesterday from the mine

Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a2

them

kemedi

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    them
    ‘Basadi ba buna mabele. > Basadi ba a a buna’ The women harvest mealies. > The women harvest them

Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a3

of

kemedi

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    of
    ‘Mmušo o swanetše go thuša maloko a SANDF le ba malapa a bona’ The government must help the members of the SANDF and their families

Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a4

these (ones)

demonstrative adjective

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    these (ones)
    ‘Magapu a ke a rena’ These watermelons are ours

Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a5

karolwana

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    (indicates that an action or state has not yet been completed)
    ‘Baithuti ka moka ba a lwala’ All the students are ill

Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a6

interrogative particle

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    (marks rhetorical questions)
    ‘A ba go thušitše ka tšhelete?’ Did they really help you with money?

Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a7

karolwana

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    (marks a request)
    ‘A re naganeng ka sereto’ Let's think about a poem

Go na le 8 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša a go Sesotho sa Leboa

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a8

karolwana

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    (indicates that an action or state has already been completed)
    ‘Go laetša gore ba ba mo dirilego tšeo ke baithuti, gomme ga ba a phetha modiro wa bona’ It is clear that whoever did this to her, are students and that they did not finish their work