There are 2 main translations of only in Setswana

: only1only2

only1

go sa fetise

adverb

  • 1

    go sa fetise
    fêla
    ‘There are only three cakes left’ Go setse dikuku di le tharo fêla
    • no more than
    • and that is all

conjunction

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    mme fêla
    go tsweng foo
    ‘He makes promises, only he never keeps them’ O dira ditsholofetsô, mme fêla ga a ke a di diragatsa
    • but then
    • however

There are 2 main translations of only in Setswana

: only1only2

only2

bongwe

adjective

  • 1

    bongwe
    go le gongwe
    ‘my only wish’ keletsô ya me e le nngwe
    • being the one person or thing of a kind
    • sole