Translation of twist in Setswana

twist

sokeletsa

verbtwists, twisting, twisted

  • 1

    sokeletsa
    • turn the ends of something in opposite directions
  • 2

    itsokêtsa
    ‘The road twisted through the hills’ Tsela e ne e itsokêtsa mo dithabeng
    • turn round or from side to side
  • 3

    kôna
    ‘a heap of twisted metal’ mokoa wa ditshipi tse di konegileng
    • bend something out of its proper shape
  • 4

    tshopelela
    tshopeletsa
    • pass threads or strands round something or round each other
  • 5

    fetola bokaô
    ‘You're twisting my words’ O fetola bokaô jwa mafoko ame
    • distort the meaning of something

nounPlural twists

  • 1

    tshokeletsô
    • a twisting movement or action
  • 2

    phetogô e e makatsang kgotsa e sa solofêlwa
    • a strange or unexpected development in a story or series of events