There are 2 main translations of fapane in Northern Sotho

: fapane1fapane2

fapane1

(must) differ

Pronunciation /fapane//fapanê/

verb

  • 1

    (must) differ
  • 2

    (must) argue

There are 2 main translations of fapane in Northern Sotho

: fapane1fapane2

fapane2

differ

Pronunciation /fapanê/

verb

  • 1

    differ
    ‘Ka fao mekgwa ya bona e fapane le ya bao ba ilego komeng’ Therefore, their ways differ from those who have been to the initiation school
  • 2

    argued

Usage

Although 'fapane' has a perfect suffix, it is often translated as a present tense verb.