There are 3 main translations of wa in Northern Sotho

: wa1wa2wa3

wa1

Prefix

  1. Examples

    • Ke lekile go go fa, wena wa gana

      I tried to give you something, but you refused

  2. Examples

    • Ge a be a nyaka go tshela tsela, mmotoro wa mo thula. > Ge a be a nyaka go tshela tsela, wa mo thula

      When he tried to cross the road, the car hit him. > When he tried to cross the road, it hit him

There are 3 main translations of wa in Northern Sotho

: wa1wa2wa3

wa2

Prefix

  1. Examples

    • Moromiwa wa kgoro ya tsheko o tlišitše dipampiri gore ke di saene

      A messenger of the court brought the papers for me to sign

    • Molao wa maitshwaro wa sešole o thata

      The code of conduct for soldiers is tough

There are 3 main translations of wa in Northern Sotho

: wa1wa2wa3

wa3

Verb

  1. Examples

    • Hlokomela o se ke wa wa ge o namela moo

      Be careful not to fall when you get there

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