Translation of as in Setswana

as

lekana

adverb

  • 1

    lekana
    tshwana
    jaaka
    ‘This is just as easy’ Golo mo go tshwana fêla ka botlhofo
    • equally or similarly

preposition

  • 1

    jaaka
    ‘Use it as a handle’ Go dirise jaaka molepô
    • in the function or role of

conjunction

  • 1

    leng
    santse
    e rile
    ‘She slipped as she got off the bus’ O reletse a re o fologa bese
    • when or while
  • 2

    ka gore
    ‘As he was late, we missed the train’ Ka gore o ne a le thari, re ne ra siiwa ke terena
    • because
  • 3

    ka tsela e e
    ‘Leave it as it is’ E tlogêle jaaka e ntse
    • in a way that