There are 2 main translations of short in Setswana

: short1short2

short

Adjective

  1. Examples

    • a short walk

      loêtô lo lo khutshwane

    not long; occupying a small distance or time

  2. Examples

    • a short person

      motho yo mokhutshwane

    not tall

  3. Examples

    • Water is short

      Metsi a a tlhaêla

    • We are short of water

      Re tlhaêlelwa ke metsi

    not enough; not having enough of something

  4. bad-tempered and seeming rude, because of only using a few words

There are 2 main translations of short in Setswana

: short1short2

short

Adverb

  1. Examples

    • She stopped short

      O ne a êma ka tshoganyetso

    suddenly

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