There are 2 main translations of tense in Northern Sotho

: tense1tense2

tense1

tšhoga

adjective

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    tšhoga
    gakgamala
    ‘I always feel tense before I write an exam’ Ka mehla ke a tšhoga pele ke eya go ngwala tlhahlobo

verbtensing, tensed, tenses

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    nganga
    ‘This exercise makes you tense your muscles and then relax them’ Boitšhidullo bjo bo dira gore o ngange mešifa ya gago gomme o e lokolle

There are 2 main translations of tense in Northern Sotho

: tense1tense2

tense2

lebaka

nounPlural tenses

Language

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    lebaka
    ‘the present tense’ lebjale
    ‘the past tense’ lefetile
    ‘The tense of the verb in a sentence shows when something happens’ Lebaka la lediri mo lefokong le bontšha gore selo se direga neng
    • a verb form that indicates at what time an action takes place relative to the speaker or writer