There are 2 main translations of hlolela in Northern Sotho

: hlolela1hlolela2

hlolela1

look at

Pronunciation /hlôlêla/

verb

  • 1

    look at
    look through
    peep at
    peep through
    ‘Ke rile go kwa mantšu a batho ka hlolela ka lefasetere eupša ka se bone motho’ When I heard people's voices, I peeped through the window, but couldn't see anyone
  • 2

    check (for/on)
    look in on
    ‘Morago o ile a ya go hlolela melaba yeo a e theilego’ Afterwards he went to check on the traps he had set

There are 2 main translations of hlolela in Northern Sotho

: hlolela1hlolela2

hlolela2

cause for

Pronunciation /hlôlêla/

verb

  • 1

    cause for
    create for
    ‘A le a lemoga gore le hlolela batswadi ba lena mathata?’ Are you aware that you are causing problems for your parents?