Translation of lapse in Setswana

lapse

phôsônyana

nounPlural lapses

  • 1

    phôsônyana
    tlholêgô
    ‘a lapse of memory’ phôsônyana ya tlhaloganyô
    • a slight mistake or failure
  • 2

    phetô ya nakô
    ‘after a lapse of six months’ morago ga phetô ya kgwedi tse thataro
    • an amount of time elapsed

verblapses, lapsing, lapsed

  • 1

    feta kgotsa tsena ka iketlo
    ‘He lapsed into unconsciousness’ O tsêne mo kidibalong ka iketlo
    • pass or slip gradually
  • 2

    go sa tlhole go le mo tirisong ntateng ya go sa ntšhafadiwa
    ‘My insurance policy has lapsed’ Itshireletso yame ga e sa tlhôle e le mo tirisong ka ga ke a e ntšhafatsa
    • be no longer valid, through not being renewed