1isaream‘Bana ba gagwe ba a mo thuša ka gore ba ema naye ge a le mathateng’ — Her children help her, because they stand by her while she is in trouble
1andtogether with‘Efa phapano magareng ga tumanoši le tumammogo’ — Give the difference between a vowel and a consonant
2also‘Le Madimetša o be a feitše teko ya mmetse’ — Madimetša also failed the maths test
The particle 'le' cannot be used as a conjunction to join sentences.
1you‘Lena ga le nkwele bohloko. > Ga le nkwele bohloko’ — You don't feel pity for me. > You don't feel pity for me
2(cl. 5)heitshe‘Legapu le le bodile. > Le bodile’ — This watermelon is rotten. > It is rotten
Subject concords of noun classes, here 'le', are not translated when they appear together with the subject in the sentence.
1you‘Mmušo o fepa lena. > Mmušo o a le fepa’ — The government feeds you. > The government feeds you
2(cl. 5)herhimit‘Ngwana o ja lefela. > Ngwana o a le ja’ — The child eats a mealie. > The child eats it
1(cl. 5)this (one)‘Letamo le le tletše kudu’ — This dam is very full