There are 2 main translations of cover in Setswana

: cover1cover2

cover1

sethibo

nounPlural covers

  • 1

    sethibo
    sekhurumetsi
    ‘There's another cover for the bed if you get cold’ Go na le sekhurumetsi se sengwe sa bolao fa o ka sitwa
    • a thing used for covering something else
  • 2

    khabara
    • the outside of a book
  • 3

    sesireletsi
    ‘Everyone ran for cover when it started to rain’ Mongwe le mongwe o ne a siêla sisireletsing fa pula e simolola go na
    • something that hides or shelters or protects you

There are 2 main translations of cover in Setswana

: cover1cover2

cover2

khurumetsa

verbcovering, covers, covered

  • 1

    khurumetsa
    apesa
    phuthela
    • place one thing over or round another
    • conceal
  • 2

    tsamaya sekgala sengwe
    ‘We covered fifteen kilometres per day’ Re tsamaile sekgala sa dikhilomithara di le lesomê le botlhano ka letsatsi
    • travel a certain distance
  • 3

    sireletsa ka enšôrênse
    ‘These goods are covered against fire or theft’ Dilwana tse di sireleditswe ka enšôrênse kgatlhanong le molelô kgotsa bogodu
    • protect by insurance or a guarantee
  • 4

    madi a a lekaneng
    ‘P12 should cover my fare’ P12 o tlaa bo a lekanetse go ntuêlêla mosepele
    • be enough money to pay for something
  • 5

    ama
    akaretsa
    ‘The book covers all kinds of farming’ Buka e akaretsa bolemi-borui jotlhe
    • deal with or include