There are 2 main translations of botala in Northern Sotho

: botala1botala2

botala1

old days

noun (class 14)

  • 1

    old days
    ‘Botala lesogana le be le swanetše go ikilela go fihla le nyala gape’ In the old days, a young man was supposed to mourn until he married again

There are 2 main translations of botala in Northern Sotho

: botala1botala2

botala2

blueness

noun (class 14)

  • 1

    blueness
    greenness
    ‘Mabjang a omile, botala bo fedile; ga go sa na morogo’ The grass was dry, the greenness was gone, there was no wild spinach
  • 2

    unripeness