There are 6 main translations of ba in Northern Sotho

: ba1ba2ba3ba4ba5ba6

ba1

they

prefix

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    they
    ‘Baithuti ba itokišetša ditlhahlobo tša gare ga ngwaga. > Ba itokišetša ditlhahlobo tša gare ga ngwaga’ The learners are preparing themselves for the mid-year examinations. > They are preparing themselves for the mid-year examinations

There are 6 main translations of ba in Northern Sotho

: ba1ba2ba3ba4ba5ba6

ba2

them

prefix

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    them
    ‘Mma o betha bana. > Mma o a ba betha’ The mother beats the children. > The mother beats them

There are 6 main translations of ba in Northern Sotho

: ba1ba2ba3ba4ba5ba6

ba3

of

prefix

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    of
    ‘Banna ba motse ba ile kopanong’ The men of the village went to the meeting

There are 6 main translations of ba in Northern Sotho

: ba1ba2ba3ba4ba5ba6

ba4

these (ones)

demonstrative adjective

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    these (ones)
    ‘Batho ba ba bolela maaka’ These people are lying

There are 6 main translations of ba in Northern Sotho

: ba1ba2ba3ba4ba5ba6

ba5

become

copular verb

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    become
    be
    ‘Motho e ba leloko la mokgatlo ge fela a lefile tšhelete ya boingwadišo’ A person becomes a member of the organization only if he pays the registration fee

There are 6 main translations of ba in Northern Sotho

: ba1ba2ba3ba4ba5ba6

ba6

furthermore

auxiliary verb

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    furthermore
    (and) so
    ‘Batswadi ba tšhoga ba ba ba kitimela go yo bitša ngaka’ The parents were scared and so they ran to call a doctor