There are 3 main translations of mean in Setswana

: mean1mean2mean3

mean1

Verb

  1. Examples

    • 'Maybe' means 'perhaps'

      kgotsa; gongwe

    have as an equivalent or explanation

  2. Examples

    • I meant to tell you, but I forgot

      Ke ne ke tlile go go bolêlêla, mme ke bo ke lebala

    have as a purpose; intend

  3. Examples

    • Dark clouds mean rain

      Maru a mantsho a kaya pula

    indicate

  4. Examples

    • It means I'll have to get the early train

      Go raya gore ke tla tsaya terena ya pele

    have as a result

There are 3 main translations of mean in Setswana

: mean1mean2mean3

mean2

Adjective

  1. not generous; miserly

  2. Examples

    • a mean trick

      tsietso ya bopelompe

    unkind or spiteful

There are 3 main translations of mean in Setswana

: mean1mean2mean3

mean3

Noun

  1. a point or number midway between two extremes; the average of a set of numbers

Adjective

  1. midway between two points

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