There are 2 main translations of swele in Northern Sotho

: swele1swele2

swele1

(has/have) burnt

verb

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    (has/have) burnt
    ‘Mehlare e swele, diphoofolo di hwele gomme batho ba gobetše’ Trees have burnt down, animals have died and people have been injured

There are 2 main translations of swele in Northern Sotho

: swele1swele2

swele2

arrogance

noun (class 9)

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    arrogance
    ‘O fehla bana ba bangwe gore ba be le lenyatšo le swele bjalo ka yena’ He encourages the other children to show disrespect and arrogance like he does