Translation of passive in Northern Sotho

passive

Adjective

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    Examples

    • In the sentence "My work was praised" the verb is in the passive form

      Mo lefokong le "Mošomo wa ka o retilwe", lediri le ka tirwa

    • The passive form of "A snake bit her." is "She was bitten by a snake."

      Tirwa ya "Noga e mo lomile." ke "O lomilwe ke noga."

    describing a sentence in which the person, animal or thing undergoing the action is the subject of the sentence or verb

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