Translation of small in Northern Sotho

small

yo monnyane

adjectivesmallest, smaller

  • 1

    (with cl. 1)
    yo monnyane
    ‘I am the smallest one in the whole selected group’ Nna ke yo monnyane gare ga sehlopha seo se kgethilwego
  • 2

    (with cl. 2, with cl. 1)
    ba bannyane
  • 3

    (with cl. 3, with cl. 2)
    wo monnyane
    ‘I cannot climb this small tree’ Ke palelwa ke go namela mohlare wo monnyane
  • 4

    (with cl. 6, with cl. 3)
    a mannyane
    ‘A spider has eight legs and small eyes on its back’ Segokgo se na le maoto a seswai le mahlo a mannyane mokokotlong
  • 5

    (with cl. 7, with cl. 6)
    se sennyane
    ‘I will serve food in a small bowl’ Ke tla solela dijo ka gare ga sebjana se sennyane
  • 6

    (with cl. 8, cl. 10, with cl. 7)
    tše nnyane
    tše dinnyane
    ‘A patient eats small quantities of food’ Molwetši o ja dijo tše dinnyane
  • 7

    (with cl. 8, cl. 10, with cl. 9)
    ye nnyane
    ‘I use a small table when studying’ Ke šomiša tafola ye nnyane ge ke bala
  • 8

    (with cl. 9, with cl. 14)
    bjo bonnyane
    ‘A small problem is that I am unable to drive’ Bothata bjo bonnyane ke gore ga ke kgone go otlela