Translation of pause in Northern Sotho

pause

ema ka gonnyane

verbpauses, pausing, paused

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    ema ka gonnyane
    khutša
    ‘Please pause the film for a few minutes while I answer the phone’ Hle emiša filimi ka gonnyane metsotsonyana ge ke sa araba mogala
    ‘He paused for a few seconds before opening the door’ O ile a khutša metsotsonyana pele a ka bula lebati

nounPlural pauses

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    go ema ka gonnyane
    go khutša
    khutšo
    khutšwana
    ‘After a short pause, the orchestra began to play again’ Morago ga go ema ka gonnyane, okhestra e ile ya thoma go bapala gape
    ‘They played for three hours without a pause’ Ba ralokile tekano ya diiri tše tharo ntle le go khutša