Translation of reason in Setswana

reason

lebaka

nounPlural reasons

  • 1

    lebaka
    • a cause or explanation of something
  • 2

    mabaka
    ‘You must listen to reason’ O tshwanetse wa reetsa mabaka
    • reasoning
    • common sense

verbreasons, reasoning, reasoned

  • 1

    akanya
    • use your ability to think and draw conclusions
  • 2

    ntsha mabaka
    ‘We reasoned with the rebels’ Re ne re leka go ntsha mabaka gore ditsoulodi di re dumelê
    • talk to somebody to try to persuade them to be more sensible