Thanolo ya sink ka Setswana

sink

nwêla

ledirisinks, sinking, sank, sunk

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    nwêla
    ‘The ship sank’ Sekêpê se ne sa nwêla
    ‘They sank the ship’ Ba ne ba nwêtsa sekêpê
    • go or cause to go under the surface of water or to the bottom of the sea
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    wêla kwa tlase
    ‘He sank to his knees’ O ne a wêla kwa tlase ka mangôlê
    • go or fall slowly downwards
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    tsenya ka mašetla
    ‘The dog sank its teeth into my leg’ Ntša e ne ya tsenya mênô a yônê ka mašetla mo leotong lame
    • push something sharp deeply into something
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    êpa
    bôra
    ‘They sank a well’ Ba ne ba êpa sediba
    • dig or drill

leinaPlural sinks

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    sinki
    • a fixed basin with a drainpipe and usually a tap or taps to supply water