There are 5 main translations of sa in Northern Sotho

: sa1sa2sa3sa4sa5

sa1

he

prefix

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    he
    it
    she
    ‘Go sa le bjalo sefatanaga sa ema pele ga kantoro ya gagwe. > Go sa le bjalo sa ema pele ga kantoro ya gagwe’ At that stage, a car stopped in front of his office. > At that stage, it stopped in front of his office

There are 5 main translations of sa in Northern Sotho

: sa1sa2sa3sa4sa5

sa2

of

prefix

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    of
    ‘Selepe sa tate se robegile’ My father's axe is broken

There are 5 main translations of sa in Northern Sotho

: sa1sa2sa3sa4sa5

sa3

still

prefix

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    still
    ‘Ke sa emetše karabo ya gagwe’ I'm still waiting for his answer

There are 5 main translations of sa in Northern Sotho

: sa1sa2sa3sa4sa5

sa4

particle

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    (marks the negative form of situative verbs)
    ‘Ge ba sa ntefele nka se ba thuše gape’ If they don't pay me, I won't help them again

There are 5 main translations of sa in Northern Sotho

: sa1sa2sa3sa4sa5

sa5

become light

verb

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    become light
    (said of the day) break
    ‘A re robale, go tla re go sa ra sepela’ Let's sleep over; we will leave when the day breaks
  • 2

    (said of the sun) rise