There are 2 main translations of may in Setswana

: may1May2

may1

nka

auxiliary verb

  • 1

    nka
    ‘You may go now’
    • permission (You may go now)
  • 2

    kgôna
    ka nna
    ‘It may be true’
    • possibility (It may be true)
  • 3

    eletsa
    ‘Long may she reign’
    • wish (Long may she reign)
  • 4

    tshwanetse
    ‘whoever it may be’
    • uncertainty (whoever it may be)

There are 2 main translations of may in Setswana

: may1May2

May2

Motsheganong

noun

  • 1

    Motsheganong
    • the fifth month of the year