There are 2 main translations of matter in Setswana

: matter1matter2

matter1

sengwe

nounPlural matters

  • 1

    sengwe
    ‘Peat consists mainly of vegetable matter’ Piti e na le dingwe tsa merôgô di le dintsi
    • something you can touch or see, a substance, not spirit or mind
  • 2

    dingwe
    ‘printed matter’ dingwe tse di gatisitsweng
    • things of a certain kind
  • 3

    kgang
    ‘It's a serious matter’ Ke kgang e e tlhoafetseng
    • something to be thought about or done
  • 4

    selekanyô
    ‘in a matter of minutes’ mo selekanyong sa metsotso
    • a quantity

There are 2 main translations of matter in Setswana

: matter1matter2

matter2

ga kônôkônô

verbmatters, mattered, mattering

  • 1

    ga kônôkônô
    • be important