Thanolo ya keep ka Setswana

keep

ipêêla

ledirikeeps, keeping, kept

  • 1

    ipêêla
    • have something and look after it or not get rid of it
  • 2

    baya
    nna
    ‘Keep still’ Nna jalo
    ‘I'll keep it hot’ Ke tla e baya e le bolelô
    • stay or cause to stay in the same condition
  • 3

    nna
    ‘She keeps laughing’ O nna a tshêga
    • do something continually
  • 4

    go sa senyege
    ‘How long will this milk keep?’ Maši a a tla nna lebaka le le kae a sa senyege?
    • last without going bad
  • 5

    diragatsa
    ‘Always keep your promises’ Nna o diragatsa ditsholofetso tsa gago
    • respect and not break
  • 6

    nna le
    ‘She kept a diary’ O ne a na le buka ya mananêô a letsatsi
    • make entries in

leina

  • 1

    tse o di tlhokang go itshetsa
    ‘She earns her keep’ O berekêla tse a di tlhôkang go itshetsa
    • maintenance
    • the food, etc., that you need to live