Translation of square in Setswana

square

nounPlural squares

  • 1

    popêgô e e matlhakore manê a a lekanang
    • a flat shape with four equal sides and four right angles
  • 2

    lefelô le dikaganyeditswe ke dikago
    • an area surrounded by buildings
  • 3

    karabô ya palô e ntsifaditswe ka bo yônê
    ‘9 is the square of 3’ 9 ke karabô ya ga 3 a ntsifaditswe ka bo ênê
    • the result of multiplying a number by itself

adjective

  • 1

    ga sebopêgô sa popêgô ya matlhakore a le manê a a lekanang
    • having the shape of a square
  • 2

    go dira lekônô la 90
    ‘The desk has square corners’ Tafole e na le dihuku tsa lekônô la 90
    • forming a right angle
  • 3

    go lekana
    ‘The teams are all square with six points each’ Ditlhôpha di ne di lekana tsotlhe ka dintlha di le thataro
    • equal or even
  • 4

    go dirisiwa go kaya boleele jwa matlhakore
    ‘The carpet is four metres square’ Mmêtê o na le matlhakore a dimmithara tse nnê
    • used to give the length of each side of a square shape or object
  • 5

    go kaya selekanyô sa lefelô
    ‘an area of 25 square metres’ lefelô la dimmithara tse di masomê mabedi le botlhano
    • used to give a measurement of an area

verbsquares, squared, squaring

  • 1

    dira gore matlhakore a lekalekanê
    • make a thing square
  • 2

    ntsifatsa nomore ka bo yônê
    ‘5 squared is 25’ 5 a ntsifadiwa ka 5 ke 25
    • multiply a number by itself
  • 3

    tshwana
    ‘His story doesn't square with yours’ Polêlô ya gagwê ga e tshwane le ya gago
    • match
    • make or be consistent