Translation of for in Setswana

for

Preposition

  1. purpose or direction (This letter is for you; We set out for home)

  2. Examples

    • Walk for eight kilometres or two hours

    distance or time (Walk for eight kilometres or two hours)

  3. price or exchange (We bought it for P5; New lamps for old)

  4. Examples

    • She was fined for speeding

    cause (She was fined for speeding)

  5. defence or support (He fought for his country; Are you for us or against us?)

  6. Examples

    • For all her wealth, she is bored

    used when referring to something (For all her wealth, she is bored)

  7. Examples

    • We took him for a fool

    similarity or correspondence (We took him for a fool)

Translation of for in Setswana

for

Conjunction

  1. Examples

    • They hesitated, for they were afraid

      Ba ne ba êtsaêtsêga, go ba neng ba ne ba tshogilê

    because

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