Translation of roll in Northern Sotho

roll

kgokologa

verbrolls, rolling, rolled

  • 1

    kgokologa
    kgokološa
    pshikologa
    pshikološa
    ‘Roll the ball to me; don't throw it’ Kgokološetša kgwele go nna; o se ke wa e foša
  • 2

    phutha
    ‘I rolled up the carpet and put it away’ Ke phuthile mmete ka o boloka

nounPlural rolls

  • 1

    sephutho
    ‘a roll of film’ sephutho sa filimi
    ‘a roll of material’ sephutho sa lešela
  • 2

    rolo
    ‘To make hamburgers you need meat, salad and some rolls’ Go dira dihambeka o tla nyaka nama, salate le dirolo

Usage

The verb "roll" is intransitive, which means that it cannot combine with an object, whereas "kgokološa" is transitive, and can therefore take an object. The same is true for "pshikologa" and "pshikološa".