There are 2 main translations of present in Setswana

: present1present2

present1

mo lefelong lengwe

adjective

  • 1

    mo lefelong lengwe
    ‘No one else was present’ Go ne go sena opê
    • in a particular place
  • 2

    mo go diragalang gompieno
    ga segompieno
    • belonging or referring to what is happening now
    • existing now

nounPlural presents

  • 1

    gompieno
    ‘The director is away at present’ Motsamaisi o santse a dule gompieno
    • present times or events
    • the time now

There are 2 main translations of present in Setswana

: present1present2

present2

mphô

nounPlural presents

  • 1

    mphô
    • something given or received as a gift

verbpresenting, presented, presents

  • 1

    naya
    aba
    ‘Who is to present the prizes?’ Ke mang yo o yang go aba dimphô?
    • give something, especially with a ceremony
  • 2

    itsise
    • introduce somebody to another person
    • introduce a radio or television programme to an audience
  • 3

    supa
    • show