There are 2 main translations of start in Setswana

: start1start2

start1

simolola

verbstarting, starts, started

  • 1

    simolola
    • begin or cause to begin
  • 2

    dumisa
    ‘I'll start the car’ Ke tla dumisa koloi
    • make an engine or machine begin running
  • 3

    simolola loêtô
    • begin a journey
  • 4

    phadimoga
    • make a sudden movement because of pain or surprise

There are 2 main translations of start in Setswana

: start1start2

start2

tshimologô

nounPlural starts

  • 1

    tshimologô
    • the beginning
    • the place where a race starts
  • 2

    tshimologô e e kwa pele ga ba bangwe
    • an advantage that somebody starts with
  • 3

    phadimogô
    • a sudden movement