Translation of ikemela in English:

ikemela

stand on one's own

verb

  • 1

    stand on one's own
    be autonomous
    ‘Ye nngwe le ye nngwe ya dithabe tše e kgona go ikemela ka boyona’ Each one of these subordinate clauses can stand on its own
  • 2

    defend oneself
    ‘O re ga a nyake ramolao tshekong ya gagwe, o tla ikemela’ She says she does not want a lawyer on her case; she will defend herself