Phetolelo ya thito ka go Seisemane

thito

trunk

Pronunciation /thitô/

leina (class 9, bontši dithito)

  • 1

    trunk
    ‘Remang sehlare se dikala ka moka gomme le šadiše thito ya sona fela’ Chop off all the branches from this tree and leave only its trunk
  • 2

    Linguistics
    stem
    ‘Ka nako ye nngwe thito ya lediri e ka ikemela ka boyona ntle le dihlogo’ Sometimes the stem of a verb can stand on its own without prefixes