Translation of slow in Setswana

slow

go le bonya

adjectiveslower, slowest

  • 1

    go le bonya
    • not quick
    • taking more time than is usual
  • 2

    go supa nakô e e kwa morago
    ‘Your watch is slow’ Tshupanakô ya gago e kwa morago
    • showing a time earlier than the correct time
  • 3

    go se botlhale
    go tshwarêla thateng
    • not clever
    • not able to understand quickly or easily

adverbslower, slowest

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    ka bonya
    ‘Go slow’ Tsamaya ka bonya
    • slowly

verbslows, slowing, slowed

  • 1

    tsamaisa ka bonya
    ‘The storm slowed us down’ Pula ya matsubutsubu e ne e re tsamaisa ka bonya
    • go more slowly
    • cause to go more slowly