Translation of metaphor in Northern Sotho

metaphor

tshwantšhišo

nounPlural metaphors

Linguistics

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    tshwantšhišo
    ‘The sentence 'He is a pig' is a metaphor’ Lefoko 'Ke kolobe' ke tshwantšhišo
    ‘The poet uses a metaphor to describe the way the wind is blowing’ Moreti o diriša tshwantšhišo go hlaloša ka moo moya o fokago ka gona
    • a way of comparing two things, using figurative language
    • tsela ya go bapetša dilo tše pedi, ka go diriša polelo ya dika