Translation of home in Setswana

home

lelwapa

nounPlural homes

  • 1

    lelwapa
    • the place where you live
  • 2

    legae
    • the place where you were born or where you feel you belong
  • 3

    lelwapa
    ‘a children's home’ legaê la bana
    • a place where those who need help are looked after
  • 4

    mafêlêtsô
    • the place to be reached in a race or in certain games

adjective

  • 1

    tsa selegae
    ‘home industries’ madirêlô a selegae
    • to do with your own home or country
  • 2

    tshamekêlwa mo gae
    ‘a home match’ motshamekô wa mo gae
    • played on a team's own ground

adverb

  • 1

    kwa lapeng
    ‘Is she home yet?’ A o setse a le kwa lapeng?
    • to or at home
  • 2

    lebagantswê
    ‘Push the bolt home’ Kgarametsa bautu o e lebagantse
    • to the point aimed at

verbhomes, homing, homed

  • 1

    ya jwa go fulelwang teng
    ‘The missile homed in’ Mmisaele o ne wa ya kwa o neng o fulêlwa teng
    • make for a target