Translation of shame in Setswana

shame

maikôtlhaô

noun

  • 1

    maikôtlhaô
    • a feeling of great sorrow or guilt because you have done wrong
  • 2

    ditlhong
    • dishonour or disgrace
  • 3

    maswabi
    ‘It's a shame that the guests did not get anything to eat’ Maswabi e ne ya nna gore baeng ga ba a bôna sengwe sa go ja
    • something you regret
    • a pity

verbshames, shaming, shamed

  • 1

    tlhabisa ditlhong
    • make a person feel ashamed