There are 2 main translations of be in Northern Sotho

: be1be2

be1

must be

Pronunciation /bê/

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    must be
    must become

There are 2 main translations of be in Northern Sotho

: be1be2

be2

Pronunciation /bê/

auxiliary verb

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    (indicates that an action/process took place at a specific point in time in the past)
    ‘Banna ba lekgotla ba be ba homotše ba rile tuu!’ The men of the council were absolutely silent

There are 2 main translations of be in Northern Sotho

: be1be2

be

(must) be

Pronunciation /be//bê/

copular verb

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    (must) be
    (must) become