There are 4 main translations of ga in Northern Sotho

: ga1ga2ga3ga4

ga1

  • 1

    (generally marks the negative form of indicative verbs)
    ‘Ga ke nyake go robala ka pela’ I don't want to go to sleep early

There are 4 main translations of ga in Northern Sotho

: ga1ga2ga3ga4

ga2

of

prefix

  • 1

    (loc. classes)
    of
    ‘O beile nama godimo ga leswika gore e ome’ He put the piece of meat on top of the stone to dry
  • 2

    (loc. classes, cl. 15)
    of
    ‘Nnete ke gore malapa a tiišwa ke go ba gona ga basadi’ The truth is that families are strong because of the presence of women

There are 4 main translations of ga in Northern Sotho

: ga1ga2ga3ga4

ga3

at the homestead of

particle

  • 1

    at the homestead of
    at the place of
    ‘Kopano e tla swarelwa ga Maruping’ The meeting will be held at Maruping's homestead

There are 4 main translations of ga in Northern Sotho

: ga1ga2ga3ga4

ga4

particle

  • 1

    (marks a request)
    ‘Ga go tumišwe magoši’ Let the chiefs be praised