Translation of wait in Setswana

wait

leta

verbwaits, waiting, waited

  • 1

    leta
    êma
    • stay somewhere or postpone an action until something happens
    • pause
  • 2

    êmêla
    ‘This question will have to wait until our next meeting’ Potso e e tlaa tshwanêlwa ke go êmêla bokopanô jo bo latêlang
    • be left to be dealt with later

noun

  • 1

    nakô ya go engwe
    ‘We had a long wait for the train’ Nakô ya rona fa re emetse terena e ne e le telele
    • an act or time of waiting