There are 3 main translations of re in Northern Sotho

: re1re2re3

re1

say

verb

  • 1

    say
    ‘O re o a tla’ She says she is coming
  • 2

    mean
    ‘Ka go realo ga re re gore o na le mafolofolo, eupša re gegea bobodu bja gagwe’ By saying that we don't mean that she is hard working; we joke about her laziness
  • 3

    (often used with ideophones) go
    ‘O tla kwa selepe se re: 'phoo' ge se rema’ You will hear the axe go 'whack' when it chops

There are 3 main translations of re in Northern Sotho

: re1re2re3

re2

we

prefix

  • 1

    we
    ‘Rena re ya gae. > Re ya gae’ We are going home. > We are going home

There are 3 main translations of re in Northern Sotho

: re1re2re3

re3

us

prefix

  • 1

    us
    ‘Mma o fa rena dijo. > Mma o re fa dijo’ Mother gives us food. > Mother gives us food