There are 3 main translations of gatêlêla in Setswana

: gatêlêla1gatêlêla2gatêlêla3

gatêlêla1

pin

verb

  • 1

    pin
    ‘Tshipi e e bokete e ne ya mo gatêlêla fa fatshe’ A heavy beam pinned him to the floor
    • go pinyeletsa sengwe fa fatshe
  • 2

    oppress
    ‘Batho ba e sa le ba gatêlêlwa dingwaga ngwaga’ These people have been oppressed for centuries
    • go sa tshware ba bangwe ka fa go siameng ka teng

There are 3 main translations of gatêlêla in Setswana

: gatêlêla1gatêlêla2gatêlêla3

gatêlêla2

drive cattle

verb

  • 1

    drive cattle
    ‘Modisa o gatêlêla dikgomo’ The herdboy drives the cattle

There are 3 main translations of gatêlêla in Setswana

: gatêlêla1gatêlêla2gatêlêla3

gatêlêla3

emphasize

verb

  • 1

    emphasize
    ‘Re tshwanetse go gatêlêla dintlha tse di siameng tsa leanô’ We need to emphasize the positive aspects of the plan