Translation of back in Setswana

back

morago

nounPlural backs

  • 1

    morago
    • the part that is furthest from the front
  • 2

    mokwatla
    • the back part of the body from the shoulders to the buttocks
  • 3

    maikaêgô a setilô
    • the part of a chair, etc., that your back rests against
  • 4

    motshameka morago
    • (in sport) a defending player near the goal

adjective

  • 1

    ga kwa morago
    • placed at or near the back
  • 2

    ga mokwatla
    ‘back pain’ setlhabi sa mokwatla
    • to do with the back

adverb

  • 1

    kwa morago
    • to or towards the back
  • 2

    boêla
    ‘Go back home’ Boêla kwa gae
    • to the place you have come from
  • 3

    busetsa morago
    ‘Put the clocks back one hour’ Busetsa ditshupanakô kwa morago ka oura
    • to an earlier time or position

verbbacks, backing, backed

  • 1

    boêla morago
    • move backwards
  • 2

    ema nokeng
    thusa
    • give somebody support or help
  • 3

    betšha
    • bet on something
  • 4

    khurumetsa
    • cover the back of something