There are 3 main translations of orange in Northern Sotho

: orange1orange2orange3

orange1

a mahubedu

(red)

adjectiveredder, reddest

  • 1

    (with cl. 6)
    a mahubedu
    ‘The beast has red eyes that show its anger’ Sebata seo se na le mahlo a mahubedu go laetša pefelo
  • 2

    (with cl. 8, with cl. 10)
    tše khubedu
    ‘He had red cords tied around his waist’ O be a itlamile ka dithapo tše khubedu lethekeng
  • 3

    (with cl. 9)
    ye khubedu
    ‘She is driving a red car’ O sepela ka koloi ye khubedu
  • 4

    (with cl. 14)
    bjo bohubedu
    ‘A man wearing red trousers has arrived’ Monna wa go apara borokgo bjo bohubedu o fihlile

nounPlural oranges, Plural reds / oranges

  • 1

    bohubedu

There are 3 main translations of orange in Northern Sotho

: orange1orange2orange3

orange2

namune

nounPlural oranges, Plural reds / oranges

  • 1

    namune
    ‘I wish I had an orange or an apple or a banana, but where would I get it?’ Ke duma ge nkabe ke na le namune goba apola goba panana fela ke tla di tšea kae?

There are 3 main translations of orange in Northern Sotho

: orange1orange2orange3

orange3

adjective & nounredder, reddest

  • 1

    See "red/orange"