Translation of run in Setswana

run

taboga

verbruns, running, ran

  • 1

    taboga
    sprint, race, jog, tear, dash, rush, hasten, speed, streak, bolt
    • move with quick steps so that both or all feet leave the ground at each stride
  • 2

    êlêla
    tsamaya
    ‘Tears ran down his cheeks’ Dikeledi di ne di êlêla mo marameng a gagwe
    • go or travel
    • flow
  • 3

    tshela
    ‘Run some water into it’ E tshele metsi
    stream, trickle, pour, spill, gush
    • produce a flow of liquid
  • 4

    bêrêka
    ‘The engine was running smoothly’ Enjene e ne e bêrêka sentlê
    operate, perform
    • work or function
  • 5

    okamela
    rulaganya
    ‘She runs a hotel’ O okametse hôtêlê
    • manage or organize
  • 6

    gaisana
    êmêla
    ‘He ran for president’ O ne a emetse botautona
    • compete in a contest
  • 7

    dikologa
    ‘A fence runs round the farm’ Legora le dikologa tshimo
    • extend
  • 8

    isa ka koloi
    ‘I'll run you to the station’ Ke tlaa go isa kwa maêmêlong ka koloi
    • go or take in a vehicle

nounPlural runs

  • 1

    go siana
    ‘I'm going for a run’ Ke a go siana
    • the action of running
    • a time spent running
  • 2

    dilô tse di boelelang
    ‘She had a run of good luck’ O ne a nna le lesegô le le boelelang
    • a continuous series of events, etc.
  • 3

    lesaka
    hôkô
    ‘a chicken run’ hôkô ya dikoko
    • an enclosure for animals