Translation of when in Setswana

when

leng

adverb

  • 1

    leng
    ‘When can you come to tea?’ O ka tla teeng leng?
    • at what time
    • at which time

conjunction

  • 1

    ka nakô
    fa
    ‘The bird flew away when I moved’ Nonyane e fofile fa ke suta
    • at the time that
  • 2

    ntswa
    ‘Why do you smoke when you know it's dangerous?’ Ke eng o gôga ntswa o itse gore go borai?
    • although
    • considering that