Translation of have in Setswana

have

sa gagwê

verbhas, having, had

  • 1

    sa gagwê
    na le
    ‘We have two dogs’ Re na le dintša tse pedi
    • possess or own
  • 2

    tshola
    ‘This tin has sweets in it’ Thini e, e tshotse dimonamonê mo têng
    • contain
  • 3

    nna le
    ‘He had a shock’ O ne a nna le letshogô
    • experience
  • 4

    tshwanêtse
    ‘We have to go now’ Re tshwanêtse go tsamaya gônê jaana
    • be obliged to do something
  • 5

    letla
    ‘I won't have him bullied’ Ga ke kake ka letlêlela gore a kgokgontshiwe
    • allow
  • 6

    batla
    ‘Will you have a sweet?’ A o tla batla dimonamonê?
    • receive or accept
  • 7

    dirwa
    ‘I'm having my watch mended’ Ke dira gore sesupanakô sa me se baakanngwe
    • get something done

auxiliary verbhas, having, had

  • 1

    go supa paka e e fetilêng
    ‘he has gone’
    • used to form the past tense of verbs, e.g. he has gone