There are 2 main translations of dira in Setswana

: dira1dira2

dira1

enemies

noun (class 8)

  • 1

    enemies
    ‘O itiretse dira tse dintsi mo tirong ya gagwê’ He has made many enemies in the course of his career

There are 2 main translations of dira in Setswana

: dira1dira2

dira2

work

verb

  • 1

    work
    ‘O dira mo Gaborone’ She works in Gaborone
    • bêrêka;tshwara tirô nngwe
  • 2

    manufacture
    make
    ‘Ke bônê ba ba neng ba dira setofo se’ That company manufactures stoves
    • bopa kgotsa tlhôla sengwe
  • 3

    make
    equal
    ‘Bobedi le bobedi bo dira bonê’ Two and two equals four
    • go ntsha maduô ga dilô dingwe di tlhakantswê
  • 4

    work
    ‘Motšhine o a o dira sentlê?’ Is this machine working properly?
    • go sa senyêga go bêrêka sentlê
  • 5

    be in a certain standard or year in school
    ‘O dira lokwalô la botlhano kwa sekolong se se bôtlana sa mo gae’ She is in standard five at the local primary school
    • go ithuta lokwalô longwe
  • 6

    turn
    change
    ‘A o ka dira mofine ka metsi?’ Can you turn water into wine?
    • go fetolêla sengwe mo seemong kgotsa popêgô e nngwe