Translation of flat in Setswana



adjectiveflatter, flattest

  • 1

    • with no curves or bumps
    • smooth and level
  • 2

    ‘Lie flat on the ground’ Rapalala fa fatshe
    • spread out
    • lying at full length
  • 3

    leotwana le sena mowa
    • (said about a tyre) with no air inside
  • 4

    lenao le le sephaphati
    • (said about feet) without the normal arch underneath
  • 5

    mo go feletseng
    ‘a flat refusal’ go gana go feletse
    • absolute
  • 6

    go le bodutu go sa fetoge
    ‘in a flat voice’ ka lentswe le le sa fetogeng
    • dull
    • not changing
  • 7

    senô se feletswe ke dipudulanyana
    • (said about a drink) no longer fizzy
  • 8

    lelatlha le feletswe ke molelô
    • (said about a battery) unable to produce any more electric current


  • 1

    ‘Press it flat’ E papetle
    • so as to be flat
  • 2informal

    ‘in ten seconds flat’ ka metsotswana e le lesome tôta
    • exactly

nounPlural flats

  • 1

    kagô ya matlhatlhaganyane
    • a set of rooms for living in, usually on one floor of a building
  • 2

    leotwana le le feletsweng ke mowa
    • a punctured tyre