There are 2 main translations of scale in Setswana

: scale1scale2

scale1

selekanyô

nounPlural scales

  • 1

    selekanyô
    • a series of units or degrees for measuring something
  • 2

    dinnôtô tse di tlhomagantsweng ka mokgwa mongwe
    • a series of musical notes going up or down in a fixed pattern
  • 3

    tekatekanyô
    ‘The scale of this map is one centimetre to the kilometre’ Tekatekanyô ya mmêpê o ke senthimithara e le nngwe go khilômithara
    • proportion or ratio
  • 4

    botlhôkwa
    bogolo
    ‘They organize parties on a large scale’ Ba rulaganya meletlô e megolo
    • the relative size or importance of something

There are 2 main translations of scale in Setswana

: scale1scale2

scale2

nounPlural scales

  • 1

    makwapa a nôga kgotsa tlhapi
    • each of the thin overlapping parts on the outside of fish or snakes
    • a thin flake or part like this
  • 2

    sengwe se se sweu se se thata se se bakilweng ke metsi a a letswai mo ketleleng kgotsa mo menong
    • a hard substance formed in a kettle or boiler by hard water, or on teeth