Translation of stick in Northern Sotho

stick

kgati

nounPlural sticks

  • 1

    (long and thin) kgati
    ‘The teacher beats the child with a stick’ Morutiši o betha ngwana ka kgati
  • 2

    (thick) lepara
    ‘My father found him stealing money and hit him with a thick stick’ Papa wa ka o mo hweditše a utswa tšhelete gomme a mmetha ka lepara
  • 3

    patla
    ‘Without wasting time, I hit him with a stick over the head’ Ntle le go hlwa ke senya sebaka ke ile ka mmea ka patla godimo ga hlogo
  • 4

    (thin hitting stick, cut from the crossberry tree) moretlwa
    ‘When the boys allow the sorghum to be eaten, the old men will take a stick from the crossberry tree and punish them with it’ Ge badiši ba ka leša mabele, bakgalabje ba tlo kga moretlwa gomme ba ba otla ka wona
  • 5

    (cane) thupa
    ‘Tšokotli picks up a stick and goes out, following those children’ Tšokotli o topa thupa o tšwa a šetše bana bale morago


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