Thanolo ya right ka Setswana

right

mo mojeng

letlhaodi

  • 1

    mo mojeng
    • on or towards the east if you think of yourself as facing north
  • 2

    nnete
    ‘the right answer’ karabô ya nnete
    • correct
    • true
  • 3

    go siame
    ‘It's not right to cheat’ Go tsietsa ga go a siama
    • morally good
    • fair or just
  • 4

    di sa batle diphetogo
    • (said about political groups) conservative
    • not in favour of socialist reforms

letlhalosi

  • 1

    ka fa mojeng
    ‘Turn right here’ Tsaya tsela ya moja gônê foo
    • on or towards the right
  • 2

    tlhamalala
    ‘Go right on’ Tlhamalala fêla
    • straight
  • 3

    gotlhelele
    ‘Turn right round’ Dikologa gotlhelele
    • completely
  • 4

    tôta
    ‘right in the middle’ fa gare tôta
    • exactly
  • 5

    sentle
    ‘Did I do that right?’ A ke se dirile sentle?
    • correctly or appropriately

leinaPlural rights

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    letsôgô la moja
    • the right-hand side or part
  • 2

    ga tshiamô
    • what is morally good or fair or just
  • 3

    tshwanelo
    ‘People over 18 have the right to vote in elections’ Batho ba dingwaga tse di fetang lesomê le bofêrabobedi ba na le tshwanelo ya go tlhôpha
    • something that people are allowed to do or have

ledirirights, righting, righted

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    tlhamalatsa
    • make a thing upright
  • 2

    baakanya
    ‘The fault might right itself’ Gongwe phôsô e tlaa ipaakanya
    • put right