There are 2 main translations of set in Setswana

: set1set2

set1

sêtê

nounPlural sets

  • 1

    sêtê
    • a group of people or things that belong together
  • 2

    seamogêla ditlhaeletsanô
    • a radio or television receiver
  • 3

    Mathematics
    kgobokanô ya dilô tse di tshwanang
    • a collection of things that have a common property
  • 4

    serala sa motshamekô kgotsa filimi
    • the scenery or stage for a play or film
  • 5

    setlhôpha sa metshamekô mo thêneseng
    • a group of games in a tennis match
  • 6

    kutla ya matshwane
    • a badger's burrow

adjective

  • 1

    go baakanyeditswe kwa pele
    • fixed or arranged in advance
  • 2

    ipaakanyeditse go dira sengwe
    • ready or prepared to do something

There are 2 main translations of set in Setswana

: set1set2

set2

baakanya

verbsets, setting

  • 1

    baakanya
    baya
    ‘She set the vase down on the table’ O ne a baya nkgô ya setsenyadithunya mo tafoleng
    ‘We have set a date for the wedding’ Re beile letsatsi la lenyalô
    • put or fix
  • 2

    rulaganyetsa tirô
    ‘I'd better set the alarm’ Go tlaa re ke rulaganyetse nakô ya tlhagisô
    • make ready to work
  • 3

    thatafatsa
    ‘Leave the jelly to set’ Tlogêla borêkêrêkê gore bo thatafale
    • make or become firm or hard
  • 4

    fa mongwe tirô
    ‘This sets us a problem’ Mo go re naya mathata
    • give somebody a task
  • 5

    baya mo seemong
    ‘Set them free’ O ba golole
    • put into a condition
  • 6

    kôtlômêla
    ‘The sun was setting’ Letsatsi le ne le kôtlômêla
    • go down below the horizon