Go na le 3 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša ya go Sesotho sa Leboa

: ya1ya2ya3

ya1

go (to)

lediri

  • 1

    go (to)
    ‘O ya kae?’ Where are you going?

Go na le 3 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša ya go Sesotho sa Leboa

: ya1ya2ya3

ya2

he

kemedi

  • 1

    (cl. 9)
    he
    it
    she
    ‘Kgarebe e ile ya atla lesogana. > E ile ya atla lesogana’ The girl kissed the boy. > She kissed the boy
  • 2

    (cl. 4, cl. 9)
    they
    ‘Mešunkwane e ile ya ba thuša ba fola. > E ile ya ba thuša ba fola’ The herbs helped them to get well > They helped them to get well

Usage

Subject concords of noun classes, here 'ya', are not translated when they appear together with the subject in the sentence.

Go na le 3 diphetolelo tše dikgolo tša ya go Sesotho sa Leboa

: ya1ya2ya3

ya3

of

kemedi

  • 1

    (cl. 4, cl. 9)
    of
    ‘Tšwelopele ya setšhaba e tloga e kgahliša’ The progress of the community is pleasing