Translation of letšwa in English:


be made to cry


  • 1

    be made to cry
    be made to complain
    ‘O letšwa ke eng?’ What makes you complain?
  • 2

    be sounded
    (a bell or telephone) be made to ring
    ‘Go letšwa phalafala gomme banna ba kgobokana kgorong ya mošate’ The trumpet is sounded and the men gather in the court of the royal village
  • 3

    (musical instrument) be played
    ‘Gantši meropa e letšwa ke basadi le basetsana’ Drums are mostly played by women and girls