There are 2 main translations of use in Setswana

: use1use2

use1

dirisa

Pronunciation /yooz/

verbused, using, uses

  • 1

    dirisa
    ‘Use soap for washing’ Dirisa molôra go tlhatswa
    • perform an action or job with something

There are 2 main translations of use in Setswana

: use1use2

use2

tirisô

Pronunciation /yooss/

nounPlural uses

  • 1

    tirisô
    ‘the use of computers in schools’ tirisô ya dikhompiutara mo dikoleng
    • the action of using something
    • being used
  • 2

    tirisô ya sengwe
    ‘Can you find a use for this crate?’ A o ka batla tirisô ya kereiti e?
    • the purpose for which something is used
  • 3

    tirisô
    ‘These scissors are no use at all’ Dikere tse ga di na tirisô gotlhelele
    • the quality of being useful