There are 2 main translations of sweet in Northern Sotho

: sweet1sweet2

sweet1

tanta

adjectivesweeter, sweetest

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    tanta
    [PC +] go tanta
    [DEM +] bose
    [DEM +] monate
    ‘A lemon is sour but a ripe orange is sweet’ Swiri e a galaka eupša namune ya go butšwa e a tanta
    ‘This is the sweetest jam I have ever tasted’ Ye ke jamo ya go tanta ye nkilego ka e ja

nounPlural sweets

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    lelekere
    ‘I bought a packet of sweets’ Ke rekile phakhete ya malekere

There are 2 main translations of sweet in Northern Sotho

: sweet1sweet2

sweet2

[DEM +] monate

adjectivesweeter, sweetest

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    [DEM +] monate
    ‘These flowers have such a sweet smell’ Matšoba a na le monkgo wo monate
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    go loka
    ‘He is such a sweet child’ Ke ngwana wa go loka
    ‘Your mother is always so sweet to us’ Mmago o re loketše ka mehla