Translation of stress in Northern Sotho

stress

gatelela

verbstresses, stressing, stressed

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    gatelela
    ‘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
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    gatelela
    ‘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

nounPlural stresses

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    kgatelelo ya monagano
    ‘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
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    kgatelelo
    ‘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