There are 2 main translations of swim in Setswana

: swim1swim2

swim1

thuma

verbswimming, swum, swims, swam

  • 1

    thuma
    šapa
    • move the body through the water
    • be in the water for pleasure
  • 2

    tshela
    • cross by swimming
  • 3

    kokobala
    • float
  • 4

    tletse
    ‘Our eyes were swimming in tears’ Matlhô a rona a ne a tletse dikeledi
    • be covered with or full of liquid
  • 5

    tsibikêla
    ‘His head swam’ Tlhôgô ya gagwê e ne e tsibikêla
    • feel dizzy

There are 2 main translations of swim in Setswana

: swim1swim2

swim2

thuma

nounPlural swims

  • 1

    thuma
    ‘We went for a swim’ Re ne re ile go thuma
    • the action of swimming