There are 4 main translations of bongwe in Setswana

: bongwe1bongwe2bongwe3bongwe4

bongwe1

a certain

adjective

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    a certain
    ‘O tlhôka botsipa bongwe go dira tirô e’ You need a certain skill to do this job

There are 4 main translations of bongwe in Setswana

: bongwe1bongwe2bongwe3bongwe4

bongwe2

some

adjective

  • 1

    some
    ‘O ne a ja borôthô jo bongwe a bo a sa je sepê gapê’ He ate some bread but very little else

There are 4 main translations of bongwe in Setswana

: bongwe1bongwe2bongwe3bongwe4

bongwe3

one

noun (class 14)

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    one
    ‘Bongwe le bongwe bo dira bobedi’ One plus one makes two

There are 4 main translations of bongwe in Setswana

: bongwe1bongwe2bongwe3bongwe4

bongwe4

first

adjective

  • 1

    first
    ‘O bone maêmô a bongwe’ He got first position