Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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of the

lefoko la ketapele

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    (possessive marker)
    of the
    ‘O thuthafaditse maši a ngwana’ She warmed the baby's milk

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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then

lefoko la ketapele

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    then
    ‘O ne a tsêna a bo a boa a tswa gapê’ He came in then went straight back out

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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did not

lefoko la ketapele

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    did not
    ‘Ga ke a mo fitlhêla kwa lapeng’ I did not find her at home

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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is

lefoko la ketapele

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    is
    ‘Mabêlê a tswa kwa go Mmê Kedirileng’ The sorghum is from Miss Kedirileng

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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are

lefoko la ketapele

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    are
    ‘Mabotlolo a a leswê’ These bottles are dirty

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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these

demonstrative pronoun

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    (the things nearer the speaker)
    these
    ‘Ke ka tikêla matlape a kae?’ Where can I throw these peelings?

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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can

lefoko la ketapele

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    can
    ‘A le ka tla kwano?’ Can you come here?

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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is

lefoko la ketapele

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    is
    ‘Moatlhodi o a lwala’ The judge is sick

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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lekopanyi

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    used to introduce a remark in which you emphasize how big, good, bad, etc. somebody or something is
    ‘A bo e le boitumêlô go go bôna gapê!’ What a joy it is to see you again!

Go na le dithanolo di le 10 tsa konokono tsa a mo Setswana

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lefoko la ketapele

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    word showing a relationship between two people
    ‘Seeletso a Tlhotlologolo’ Seeletso, Tlhotlologolo's child