There are 2 main translations of stand in Setswana

: stand1stand2

stand1

nounPlural stands

  • 1

    sengwe se go bêwang dilô mo go sônê
    • something made for putting things on
  • 2

    fa go rekisiwang kgotsa go supiwang dilô
    • a stall where things are sold or displayed
  • 3

    mannô fa lebaleng la metshamekô
    • a grandstand
  • 4

    nna kgatlhanong le tlhasêlô
    ‘The time has come to make a stand’ Nakô e tsile ya gore re êmê kgatlhanong le tlhalosô
    • resistance to attack

There are 2 main translations of stand in Setswana

: stand1stand2

stand2

êma

verbstands, stood, standing

  • 1

    êma
    ‘We were standing at the back of the hall’ Re ne re eme kwa morago ga hôlô
    ‘Please stand up’ ke kopa le êmêlêle
    • be on your feet without moving
    • rise to your feet
  • 2

    emisa
    ‘We stood the vase on the table’ Re emisitse selwana sa dithunya kwa godimo ga tafole
    • set or be upright
    • place
  • 3

    go sa fetoge
    ‘My offer still stands’ Kabêlô ya me ga e ise e fetoge
    • stay the same
  • 4

    êma
    ‘She stood for Parliament’ O ne a emetse bopalamêntê
    • be a candidate for election
  • 5

    itshokêla
    ‘I can't stand that noise’ Ga ke kgone go itshokêla modumô oo
    • tolerate or endure