There are 2 main translations of tia in Northern Sotho

: tia1tia2

tia1

be strong

verb

  • 1

    be strong
    ‘Malose ke lesogana la go tia la mengwaga ye 34’ Malose is a strong man of 34
  • 2

    be firm
    ‘Banna ba ile ba tia maatla tabeng ya bona ya go nyaka kabo ya ditirelo’ The men were firm on the issue of wanting service delivery

There are 2 main translations of tia in Northern Sotho

: tia1tia2

tia2

hit

verb

  • 1

    hit
    strike
    ‘Ge o mo tia ka kgati, a ka se hwe’ If you hit him with a stick, he won't die