Translation of greetings in Northern Sotho

greetings

madume

noun

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    madume
    maduma
    ‘The young girls welcomed his greetings happily’ Makgarebe a amogetše madume a gagwe ka lethabo
    ‘"I greet you all." Matsebe extended his greetings to them’ "Re a le tama ka moka." Matseba a iša maduma a gagwe go bona

exclamation

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    (respectful greeting) thobela!
    ‘Greetings, mother! May I please speak to Mpule?’ Thobela mma, ke kgopela go bolela le Mpule
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    agee!
    ‘"Greetings to you too Ranotoane!" "And how are you?"’ "Agee Ranotoane!" "Le kae gomme?"