There are 2 main translations of lema in Northern Sotho

: lema1lema2

lema1

cultivate

verb

  • 1

    cultivate
    ‘Ba ile ba kwana gore ba lema mohuta o tee wa sebjalo’ They agreed that they would cultivate one type of crop
  • 2

    plough
    ‘Balemi ba lema mašemo a bona, ba bjala mabele’ The farmers plough their fields, then they plant sorghum

There are 2 main translations of lema in Northern Sotho

: lema1lema2

lema2

spoil

Pronunciation /lêma/

verb

  • 1

    spoil
    ‘Batswadi ba bantši ba lema bana ba bona ka go ba fa tšhelete ye ntši’ Most parents spoil their children by giving them a lot of money