There are 2 main translations of scrape in Setswana

: scrape1scrape2

scrape1

go gotlha

nounPlural scrapes

  • 1

    go gotlha
    • a scraping movement or sound
  • 2

    letshwaô le le dirilweng ke go gotlha
    • a mark made by scraping
  • 3

    seêmô se se thata se bakilwe ke bomatla jwa mongwe
    • an awkward situation caused by mischief or foolishness

There are 2 main translations of scrape in Setswana

: scrape1scrape2

scrape2

kgôbola

verbscraped, scraping, scrapes

  • 1

    kgôbola
    fala
    • clean or smooth or damage something by passing something hard over it
  • 2

    gotlha
    • make a harsh sound by rubbing against a rough or hard surface
  • 3

    gotlha
    ‘Scrape the mud off your shoes’ Gotlha dirêtse mo ditlhakong tsa gago
    • remove by scraping
  • 4

    bôna ka tshôkôlô
    ‘They scraped together enough money for a holiday’ Ba ne ba kgona go bôna madi a malatsi a botapoloso ka tshokôlô
    • get something by great effort or care