Translation of stress in Northern Sotho

stress

Verb

  1. Examples

    • My mother stressed that we had to be home by 10 p.m

      Mma wa ka o ile a gatelela gore re swanetše go ba gae pele ga iri ya 10 mantšiboa

  2. Language

    Examples

    • Which part of the word should we stress?

      Ke karolo efe ya lentšu yeo re swanetšego go e gatelela?

    put emphasis on the pronunciation of a certain part of a word or of a word in a phrase

Noun (plural stresses)

  1. Examples

    • He is feeling a lot of stress because he has so much work to do

      O na le kgatelelo ya monagano ka ge a na le mošomo wo montši wo a swanetšego go o dira

  2. Language

    Examples

    • Sometimes the stress falls on different parts of words

      Ka dinako tše dingwe kgatelelo e wela mo dikarolong tše di fapanego tša mantšu

    the emphasis put on the pronunciation of a certain part of a word or of a certain word in a phrase

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