There are 2 main translations of time in Setswana

: time1time2

time1

nakô

nounPlural times

  • 1

    nakô
    sebaka
    lobaka
    • all the years of the past, present, and future
    • the continuous existence of the universe
  • 2

    nakô
    • a particular point or portion of time
  • 3

    nakô
    ‘the first time I saw him’ nakô ya ntlha ke mmona
    • an occasion
  • 4

    nakônyana
    ‘Is there time for a rest?’ A go na le nakônyana ya go ikhutsa?
    • a period suitable or available for something

There are 2 main translations of time in Setswana

: time1time2

time2

lepa

verbtimes, timing, timed

  • 1

    lepa
    • measure how long something takes
  • 2

    baya nakô
    • arrange when something is to happen