Translation of uncle in Northern Sotho

uncle

malome

nounPlural uncles

  • 1

    (maternal uncle) malome
    ‘My maternal uncle is marrying a beautiful woman’ Malome wa ka o nyala mosadi wo mobotse
  • 2

    (father's younger brother) rangwane
    ‘If my father's younger brother knows that you are pregnant, then it is obvious that my grandfather also knows’ Ge e le gore rangwane o a tseba gore o imile gona go molaleng gore le rakgolo o a tseba
  • 3

    (father's elder brother) ramogolo
    ‘My father's elder brother asked her to look after his children’ Ramogolo o mo kgopetše gore a tle a hlokomele bana ba gagwe