Translation of apostrophe in Northern Sotho

apostrophe

Noun (plural apostrophes)

  1. Language

    Examples

    • In "He's late", the apostrophe is used to shorten 'he is' to 'he's'

      Mo "He's late", lenalana le šomišitšwe go kopafatša 'he is' go 'he's'

    • In "The girl's computer", the apostrophe followed by 's' is used to indicate that the computer belongs to the girl

      Mo "The girl's computer", lenalana la go latelwa ke 's' le šomišwa go laetša gore khomphutha ke ya mosetsana

    in English, the punctuation mark ' used to show that one or more letters or numbers have been left out or to show possession

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