There are 2 main translations of last in Setswana

: last1last2

last1

mokôtô

noun

  • 1

    mokôtô
    • a person or thing that is last
  • 2

    bofêlô
    ‘He was brave to the last’ O ne a le pelokgale go fitlhêla kwa bofêlong
    • the end

adjective

  • 1

    ga bofêlô
    • coming after all others
    • final
  • 2

    ga bošeng
    ‘last night’ bosigo jwa maabane
    • latest
    • most recent
  • 3

    ga kgônagalô e e kwa tlase
    ‘She is the last person I'd have chosen’ Kgônagalô ya gore ke ka bo ke mo tlhophile e kwa tlase fêla thata
    • least likely

adverb

  • 1

    kwa bofelelong
    ‘She came last’ O tsile kwa bofelelong
    • after all others, at the end
  • 2

    la bofêlô
    ‘When did you see her last?’ O mmone leng la bofelô?
    • most recently

There are 2 main translations of last in Setswana

: last1last2

last2

tswêlêla

verblasts, lasting, lasted

  • 1

    tswêlêla
    • continue
    • go on existing or living or being usable
  • 2

    go fitlhêlêla
    ‘The food will last us for three days’ Dijo di tla re fitlhisa malatsi a le mararo
    • be enough for