There are 2 main translations of bela in Northern Sotho

: bela1bela2

bela1

boil

verb

  • 1

    boil
    ‘A kitimela ka moraleng go tšea meetse a go bela’ She ran to the kitchen to fetch boiling water
  • 2

    ferment
    ‘O tlo bona ka lehulo gore mabjala a a bela’ You will see by the foam that the beer is fermenting

There are 2 main translations of bela in Northern Sotho

: bela1bela2

bela2

insist

verb

  • 1

    insist
    ‘Mokgalo o ile a ba bela gore ba mo fe tšhelete yeo a kilego a ba adima’ Mokgalo insisted that they give him the money he had once lent them