Translation of irony in Setswana


Noun (plural ironies)

  1. saying the opposite of what you mean in order to emphasize it, e.g. saying 'What a lovely day' when it is pouring with rain

  2. Examples

    • The irony of it is that I tripped while telling somebody else to be careful

      Kôbisô ya teng ke gore ke olê ke leka go raya mongwe ke re a nne kêlôtlhoko

    an oddly contradictory situation

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