There are 2 main translations of theilwe in Northern Sotho

: theilwe1theilwe2

theilwe1

was named

Pronunciation /thêilwê/

verb

  • 1

    was named
    were named
    ‘O theilwe leina la Mahlatse ka ge batswadi ba gagwe e le kgale ba sa hwetše ngwana’ He was named Mahlatse, because his parents had not had children for a very long time

There are 2 main translations of theilwe in Northern Sotho

: theilwe1theilwe2

theilwe2

was snared

Pronunciation /thêilwê/

verb

  • 1

    was snared
    were snared
    was trapped
    were trapped
    ‘Leeba le theilwe ka sehlageng sa lona’ The dove was trapped in its nest