Translation of power in Setswana

power

maatla

nounPlural powers

  • 1

    maatla
    • strength or energy
  • 2

    bokgoni
    ‘the power of speech’ bokgoni jwa puô
    • the ability to do something
  • 3

    taolô ya sepolotiki
    • political authority or control
  • 4

    lefatshe, setlhôpha kgotsa mongwe yo o nang le maatla
    • a powerful country, person, or organization
  • 5

    maatla a motlakase
    ‘There was a power failure after the storm’ Motlakase o ne o kgaogilê morago ga pula ya matlakadibe
    • mechanical or electrical energy
    • the electricity supply
  • 6

    Physics
    selekanyô sa go dira sengwe
    • energy that can be collected and used to operate a machine
  • 7

    Mathematics
    palô e e bonwang morago ga go ntsifatsa nômore ka boyônê
    ‘The third power of 2 = 2 x 2 x 2 = 8’ Ntsifatsô ya boraro ya ga 2= 2 *2 *2= 8
    • the product of a number multiplied by itself a given number of times