There are 2 main translations of sebaka in Northern Sotho

: sebaka1sebaka2

sebaka1

chance

noun (class 7, plural dibaka)

  • 1

    chance
    opportunity
    ‘O swanetše go fiwa sebaka sa go itirela bokamoso bjo bokaone’ You must be given a chance to make a better future for yourself
  • 2

    time
    ‘Mmagwe o be a se a nke a hwetša sebaka sa go yo bonana le morutiši’ Her mother never found the time to go and see the teacher

Usage

The noun 'sebaka' is sometimes found without the prefix 'se-'; thus as 'baka'.

There are 2 main translations of sebaka in Northern Sotho

: sebaka1sebaka2

sebaka2

mediator

noun (class 7, plural dibaka)

  • 1

    mediator
    negotiator
    ‘Malome wa ka e tla ba yena sebaka ge ke nyalwa’ My uncle will be the mediator when I get married