Translation of participle in Setswana


nounPlural participles

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    lefoko le le dirwang go tswa mo lediring le supa paka
    ‘gone, going’
    ‘guided, guiding’
    • 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