Translation of behind in Setswana

behind

kwa morago

adverb

  • 1

    kwa morago
    tlogêla
    ‘Don't leave it behind’ O seka wa e tlogêla
    • at or to the back
    • at a place people have left
  • 2

    saletse kwa morago
    ‘I'm behind with my homework’ Ke saletse kwa morago ka tirô yame ya sekolo ya kwa gae
    • not making good progress
    • late

preposition

  • 1

    kwa morago
    • at or to the back of
    • on the further side of
  • 2

    saletse kwa morago
    ‘He is behind the others in maths’ O kwa morago mo dipalong
    • having made less progress than
  • 3

    eme nokeng
    bakileng
    ‘What is behind all this trouble?’ Ke eng se se bakileng mathata a?
    • supporting
    • causing

nounPlural behinds

informal

  • 1

    marago
    • a person's bottom