Translation of white in Northern Sotho

white

yo mošweu

adjectivewhiter, whitest

  • 1

    (with cl. 1)
    yo mošweu
    ‘A White priest lives at the mission’ Setaseng go dula moruti yo mošweu
  • 2

    (with cl. 3, with cl. 1)
    wo mošweu
    ‘The colour of porridge is white’ Mmala wa bogobe ke wo mošweu
  • 3

    (with cl. 3, with cl. 6)
    a mašweu
    ‘The female dove lays two white eggs’ Tshadi ya leeba e beela mae a mabedi a mašweu
  • 4

    (with cl. 6, with cl. 8, cl. 10)
    tše tšhweu
    ‘They are wearing black suits with white shirts’ Ba apere disutu tše ntsho ka dihempe tše tšhweu
  • 5

    (with cl. 8, cl. 10, with cl. 9)
    ye tšhweu
    ‘He drives a white car’ O otlela koloi ye tšhweu
  • 6

    (with cl. 14, with cl. 9)
    bjo bošweu
    ‘I always eat white bread’ Ke ja borotho bjo bošweu ka mehla

nounPlural whites

  • 1

    bošweu
    ‘I often wear white’ Ke fela ke apara bošweu