Translation of hlaka in English:

hlaka

struggle

verb

  • 1

    struggle
    suffer
    ‘Kwekwele o ile a šala a hlaka morago ga go hlokofala ga monna wa gagwe’ Kwekwele remained behind suffering, after the death of her husband
  • 2

    be poor
    ‘Mmagwe o be a hlaka a se na dijo le diaparo’ His mother was poor, and without food and clothes