Translation of once in Setswana

once

gangwe

adverb

  • 1

    gangwe
    ‘They came only once’ Ba tlile gangwe fêla
    • for one time or on one occasion only
  • 2

    nakô nngwe
    ‘They once lived here’ Ba nnile fa nakô nngwe
    • formerly

noun

  • 1

    nakô e le nngwe
    ‘Once is enough’ Nakô e le nngwe e lekane
    • one time

conjunction

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    fa go sena go
    ‘You can go once I have taken your names’ Le ka tsamaya fa ke sena go tsaya maina a lona
    • as soon as