There are 2 main translations of stick in Setswana

: stick1stick2

stick1

legong

nounPlural sticks

  • 1

    legong
    • a long thin piece of wood
  • 2

    lore
    thobane
    • a walking stick
  • 3

    sedirisiwa se se itayang bôlô mo motshamekong ya hoki
    • the implement used to hit the ball in hockey
  • 4

    letlhôkwa
    ‘a stick of celery’ letlhôkwa la seleri
    • a long thin piece of something

There are 2 main translations of stick in Setswana

: stick1stick2

stick2

gokêla

verbsticks, sticking, stuck

  • 1

    gokêla
    ‘Stick a pin in it’ Gokêlêla nnale mo go yônê
    • push a thing into something
  • 2

    mataretsa
    ngaparetsa
    • fix or be fixed by glue or as if by this
  • 3

    tshwara
    ‘The drawer keeps sticking’ Šelofo e nna e tshwara
    • become fixed and unable to move
  • 4informal

    itshokêla
    ‘I can't stick that noise!’ Ga ke kgone go itshokêla modumô o!
    • endure or tolerate