There are 2 main translations of yela in Northern Sotho

: yela1yela2

yela1

that (one)

Pronunciation /yêla/

demonstrative adjective

  • 1

    that (one)
    ‘Tonki yela ke yona ya go wela ka nokeng’ That donkey is the one that fell into the river
  • 2

    those (ones)
    ‘Mehlare yela e bjetšwe ke nna’ Those trees were planted by me

Usage

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

There are 2 main translations of yela in Northern Sotho

: yela1yela2

yela2

go to

Pronunciation /yêla/

verb

  • 1

    go to
    ‘Sekolong o yela go tshwenya baithuti ba bangwe le barutiši’ He goes to school just to disturb other students and the teachers