Translation of flow in Setswana

flow

êlêla

verbflows, flowing, flowed

  • 1

    êlêla
    • move along smoothly or continuously
  • 2

    pumpunyêga
    ‘Water flowed from the tap’ Metsi a ne a pumpunyêga mo thepeng
    • gush out
  • 3

    akgêga
    lepêlêla
    ‘flowing hair’ moriri o o lêpêlêlang
    • hang loosely

nounPlural flows

  • 1

    go êlêla
    • a flowing movement or mass
  • 2

    thêlelô
    ‘a flow of ideas’ megopolô e ne e tsamaya ka thêlelô
    • a steady continuous stream of something
  • 3

    mokgwa wa go êlêla ga metsi a lewatlê a tsena mo lefatsheng
    ‘the ebb and flow of the tide’ go êlêlêla mo teng le kwa ntle ga metsi a lewatlê
    • the movement of the tide when it is coming in towards the land