There are 2 main translations of opelwa in Northern Sotho

: opelwa1opelwa2

opelwa1

be sung

Pronunciation /ôpêlwa/

verb

  • 1

    be sung
    ‘Mohuta wo wa koša o opelwa ke madira ge a boa ntweng’ This type of song is sung by the troops when returning from battle

There are 2 main translations of opelwa in Northern Sotho

: opelwa1opelwa2

opelwa2

be hurt by

verb

  • 1

    be hurt by
    be troubled by
    ‘Rakgolo o opelwa ke ntho yeo ya gagwe’ Grandfather is troubled by that wound of his