There are 2 main translations of ye in Northern Sotho

: ye1ye2

ye1

(must) go

verb

  • 1

    (must) go

There are 2 main translations of ye in Northern Sotho

: ye1ye2

ye2

this (one)

demonstrative pronoun

  • 1

    (cl. 9)
    this (one)
    ‘Koloi ye e a kitima’ This car goes fast
  • 2

    (cl. 4, cl. 9)
    these (ones)
    ‘Mehlare ye ke ye mentši’ There are many of these trees

Usage

This demonstrative indicates that the speaker and the addressee are close to each other, and the object/objects referred to, is/are near them.