Translation of simile in Northern Sotho

simile

tshwantšhanyo

nounPlural similes

Linguistics

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    tshwantšhanyo
    papišo
    ‘"As fast as the wind" is a simile’ 'Ka lebelo go swana le moya' ke papišo
    ‘The poet used a simile to compare the speed at which the girl ran with the speed at which the wind blows’ Moreti o dirišitše papišo go bapetša lebelo leo mosetsana a kitimilego ka lona le lebelo leo moya o fokago ka lona
    • a comparison using the words "like" or "as"
    • go bapetša ka go diriša mantšu 'go swana' goba 'bjalo ka'