Translation of dig in Setswana

dig

êpa

verbdigs, digging, dug

  • 1

    êpa
    • break up soil and move it
    • make a hole or tunnel by moving soil
  • 2

    tsenya
    kgôtla
    ‘Dig a knife into it’ Tsenya thipa mo go yônê
    • poke something into something
  • 3

    batlisisa
    ‘We dug up some facts’ Re batlisitse dintlha
    • seek or discover by investigating

nounPlural digs

  • 1

    moêpô
    • a piece of digging, especially an archaeological excavation
  • 2

    go kubêtsa
    • a poke
  • 3

    kakgêlô e e bosula
    • an unpleasant remark