There are 3 main translations of fola in Northern Sotho

: fola1fola2fola3

fola1

recover (from illness)

verb

  • 1

    recover (from illness)
    ‘Mogopoledi o ile a hwetša thušo a ba a fola bolwetšing bja gagwe’ Mogopoledi got help and eventually recovered from his illness
  • 2

    cool (down)
    ‘Ge meetse a fola a theogela fase’ When water cools down, it sinks to the bottom

There are 3 main translations of fola in Northern Sotho

: fola1fola2fola3

fola2

smoke

verb

  • 1

    smoke
    take snuff
    ‘Go na le sehlopha sa bašemane ba go fola patše mo sekolong’ There is a group of boys who smoke dagga here at school

There are 3 main translations of fola in Northern Sotho

: fola1fola2fola3

fola3

thresh

verb

  • 1

    thresh
    ‘Bakgekolo ba fola mabele’ The old ladies thresh the mealies