There are 2 main translations of bja in Northern Sotho

: bja1bja2

bja1

it

prefix

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    (cl. 14)
    it
    ‘Bolwetši bja tšwela pele le pele. > Bja tšwela pele le pele’ The disease continued to progress. > It continued to progress

Usage

Subject concords of noun classes, here 'bja', are not translated when they appear together with the subject in the sentence.

There are 2 main translations of bja in Northern Sotho

: bja1bja2

bja2

of

prefix

  • 1

    (cl. 14)
    of
    ‘Ga go botse ge motho a ka tšea bogobe bja bana, a bo lahlela dimpšanyana’ It is not a good thing to take the children's porridge and to give it to the puppies