There are 2 main translations of boil in Setswana

: boil1boil2

boil1

bela

verbboils, boiling, boiled

  • 1

    bela
    • make or become hot enough to bubble and give off steam
  • 2

    bedisa
    • cook or wash something in boiling water
  • 3

    bela
    fisa
    • be very hot

nounPlural boils

  • 1

    go bela
    ‘Bring the milk to the boil’ Bedisa maši
    • boiling point

There are 2 main translations of boil in Setswana

: boil1boil2

boil2

kgeleswa

nounPlural boils

  • 1

    kgeleswa
    • an inflamed swelling under the skin