There are 2 main translations of like in Setswana

: like1like2

like1

rata

verblikes, liking, liked

  • 1

    rata
    be fond of, care for, be attached to, adore
    • think a person or thing is pleasant or satisfactory
  • 2

    rata
    ‘I'd like to come’ Nka rata go tla
    enjoy, care for, appreciate, be keen on
    • wish

There are 2 main translations of like in Setswana

: like1like2

like2

jaaka

preposition

  • 1

    jaaka
    ‘He swims like a fish’ O thuma jaaka tlhapi
    • similar to
    • in the manner of
  • 2

    jaaka
    batla
    ‘It looks like rain’ Go lebega jaaka pula
    ‘I feel like a cup of tea’ Ke ikutlwa ke batla kopi ya tee
    • in a suitable state for
  • 3

    di tshwana le
    ‘She's good at things like art and music’ O botlhale thata mo dilong di tshwana le botaki le mminô
    • such as