There are 2 main translations of base in Setswana

: base1base2

base1

Noun

  1. the lowest part of something; the part on which a thing stands

  2. a starting point or foundation; a basis

  3. a headquarters

  4. each of the four corners that must be reached by a runner in baseball

  5. a substance that can combine with an acid to form a salt

  6. Mathematics

    the number in terms of which other numbers can be expressed in a number system. 10 is the base of the decimal system, for example

Verb

  1. Examples

    • The story is based on facts

      Polêlô e e ikaegile mo ditiragalong tsa nnete

    use something as a starting point or foundation

There are 2 main translations of base in Setswana

: base1base2

base2

Adjective

  1. Examples

    • base motives

      maikaêlêlô a a tlhôkang tlotlô

    dishonourable

  2. Examples

    • base metals

      ditshipi tse di lolea

    not of great value

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