There are 2 main translations of hlaba in Northern Sotho

: hlaba1hlaba2

hlaba1

stab

verb

  • 1

    stab
    ‘Mpitiki o ile a batamela gomme a di hlaba ka thipa’ Mpitiki approached and stabbed them with a knife
  • 2

    slaughter
    ‘Tate o tla hlaba pudi ka letšatši la monyanya’ My father will slaughter a goat on the day of the wedding

There are 2 main translations of hlaba in Northern Sotho

: hlaba1hlaba2

hlaba2

rise

verb

  • 1

    (said of the sun) rise
    ‘Letšatši le hlaba bohlabela’ The sun rises in the east