Translation of how many in Northern Sotho

how many

ba bakae

interrogative adjective

  • 1

    (with cl. 2)
    (used for people) ba bakae
    ‘How many people have arrived?’ Go tlile batho ba bakae?

phrase

  • 1

    (with cl. 4)
    ye mekae
    ‘For how many minutes have we been waiting for the teacher to come to the classroom?’ Ke metsotso ye mekae re emetše morutiši go tla phapošing ya borutelo?
  • 2

    (with cl. 6)
    a makae
    ‘How many days per week do you work?’ Na o šoma matšatši a makae mo bekeng?
  • 3

    (with cl. 8, with cl. 10)
    tše kae
    ‘How many books did you request from the library?’ O kgopetše dipuku tše kae bokgobapuku?
  • 4

    bokae
    ‘How much does it cost?’ Ke bokae?