Translation of head in Setswana

head

tlhôgô

nounPlural heads

  • 1

    tlhôgô
    • the part of the body containing the brains, eyes, and mouth
  • 2

    tlhaloganyô
    ‘Use your head!’ Dirisa tlhaloganyô!
    • your brains or mind
    • intelligence
  • 3

    talêntê kgotsa bokgoni
    ‘She has a good head for figures’ O na le bokgoni jwa go dirisa dinômore
    • a talent or ability
  • 4

    bontlha jwa ledi la tshipi
    ‘Heads or tails?’ Tlhogo kgotsa mogatla?
    • the side of a coin on which somebody's head is shown
  • 5

    motho mongwe le mongwe
    tlhogo nngwe le nngwe
    ‘It costs P5 a head’ Ke dipula tse tlhano mongwe le mongwe
    • a person
  • 6

    tlhogo ya sengwe
    ‘a pinhead’ tlhogo ya sepêlêtê
    ‘at the head of the procession’ êtêlêtse batho
    • the top or front of something
  • 7

    kgosi
    moetêledipele
    • the chief
    • the person in charge
  • 8

    mogokgo
    • a head teacher

verbheads, heading, headed

  • 1

    kwa pele
    • be at the top or front of something
  • 2

    itaya bolo ka tlhôgô
    • hit a ball with your head
  • 3

    tsamaêla kwa ntlheng nngwe
    ‘We headed for the coast’ Re ne ra tsamaela kwa lotshitshing
    • move in a particular direction