Translation of long in Northern Sotho

long

wo motelele

adjectivelonger, longest

  • 1

    (with cl. 3)
    wo motelele
    ‘The cheetah has a long tail’ Lepogo le na le mosela wo motelele
  • 2

    (with cl. 5)
    le letelele
    ‘The herdboys stood around for a long time planning how they could get the honey out of the beehive’ Badiši ba ile ba ema lebaka le letelele ba loga maano a go rafa dinose
  • 3

    (with cl. 6)
    a matelele
    ‘A kudu's horns are long’ Manaka a tholo ke a matelele
  • 4

    (with cl. 7)
    se setelele
    ‘This poem is long’ Sereto se ke se setelele
  • 5

    (with cl. 8, with cl. 10)
    tše telele
  • 6

    (with cl. 9)
    ye telele
    ‘It took us a long time before we could reach town’ Go re tšere nako ye telele pele re ka fihla toropong