There are 2 main translations of lapa in Northern Sotho

: lapa1lapa2

lapa1

family

noun (class 5, plural malapa)

  • 1

    family
    household
    ‘Nka rata go ya gae go dula le lapa la ka’ I would like to go home to live with my family
  • 2

    yard
    courtyard
    ‘Ke mo hweditše a swiela lapa’ I found her sweeping the yard

There are 2 main translations of lapa in Northern Sotho

: lapa1lapa2

lapa2

get tired

verb

  • 1

    get tired
    become exhausted
    ‘Ge ke sepela ke lapa ka pela ka baka la bolwetši’ When I walk, I get tired quickly because of the illness