Translation of participle in Setswana


Noun (plural participles)

  1. Examples

    • gone, going

    • guided, guiding

    • gone

    • guided

    a word formed from a verb (e.g. gone, going; guided, guiding) and used with an auxiliary verb to form certain tenses (e.g. It has gone . It is going) or the passive (e.g. We were guided to our seats), or as an adjective (e.g. a guided missile; a guiding light). The past participle (e.g. gone, guided) describes a completed action or past condition. The present participle (which ends in -ing) describes a continuing action or condition

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