Translation of out in Northern Sotho

out

[PC +] go tšwa

adverb

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    [PC +] go tšwa
    ntle
    ‘Please show me the way out of the building’ Hle mpontšhe tsela ya go tšwa ka mo moagong
    ‘The men went out to see what was happening’ Banna ba ile ba tšwela ntle go bona gore go diragalang

Usage

In many cases where English uses the preposition "out", Northern Sotho uses a verb that already contains the notion of "out". Examples are tšwa 'come out/from', tima 'put out', tšholla 'pour out', etc.