Phetolelo ya bothata ka go Seisemane

bothata

problem

leina (class 14, bontši mabothata or mathata)

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    problem
    difficulty
    trouble
    ‘Ba be ba swere bothata ba sa tsebe gore na ba ka dira bjang go lemoša bašemane bao bobe bja motsoko’ They had a problem: how to warn the boys against the ill effects of smoking
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    hardness

relative adjective

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    difficult
    ‘Bophelo bja magaeng ke bjo bothata’ Life in rural areas is difficult
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    hard