Go na le 6 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša se go Sesotho sa Leboa

: se1se2se3se4se5še6

se1

he

kemedi

  • 1

    (cl. 7)
    he
    it
    she
    ‘Segole se kgopela tšhelete bathong. > Se kgopela tšhelete bathong’ The disabled person asks for money from people. > He asks for money from people

Go na le 6 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša se go Sesotho sa Leboa

: se1se2se3se4se5še6

se2

her

kemedi

  • 1

    (cl. 7)
    her
    him
    it
    ‘Monna o šomiša selepe go rema. > Monna o se šomiša go rema’ The man uses an axe to chop. > The man uses it to chop

Go na le 6 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša se go Sesotho sa Leboa

: se1se2se3se4se5še6

se3

this (one)

demonstrative pronoun

  • 1

    (cl. 7)
    this (one)
    ‘Selepe se se bogale’ This axe is sharp

Go na le 6 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša se go Sesotho sa Leboa

: se1se2se3se4se5še6

se4

am not

copular verb

  • 1

    am not
    are not
    is not
    ‘O lebile kae ge e se go Tšhikidi?’ Where are you off to, if not to Tšhikidi?

Go na le 6 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša se go Sesotho sa Leboa

: se1se2se3se4se5še6

se5

  • 1

    (marks the negative form of subjunctive, imperative and consecutive verbs)
    ‘Hlokomela gore o se forwe ke morekiši’ Watch out that you are not cheated by the trader

Go na le 6 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša se go Sesotho sa Leboa

: se1se2se3se4se5še6

še6

here it is

copular verb

  • 1

    (cl. 9)
    (close to us) here it is
    ‘Maphodisa a tlišitše pasa ya gago še’ The police brought your ID; here it is
  • 2

    (cl. 9, cl. 4)
    (close to us) here they are
    ‘Mehlare še e a khukhuša’ Here are the trees; they are blooming