There are 3 main translations of koba in Setswana

: koba1koba2kôba3

koba1

dismiss

verb

  • 1

    dismiss
    ‘O kobetswe boitseme’ He was dismissed for incompetence
    • go dira gore motho a tswe a tsamaye a ne a sa ikaêlêla
  • 2

    chase
    ‘Koba ntša eo’ Chase that dog away
    • siana fa morago ga sengwe
  • 3

    expel
    ‘O ne a kobelwa maitsêô a a makgasa’ He was expelled for his bad behaviour
    • ntsha mongwe mo sekolong

There are 3 main translations of koba in Setswana

: koba1koba2kôba3

koba2

go mouldy

verb

  • 1

    go mouldy
    ‘Ke ne ke lebetse borôthô kwa ntlê bo bo bo koba’ I left the bread out and it has gone mouldy

There are 3 main translations of koba in Setswana

: koba1koba2kôba3

kôba3

look down

verb

  • 1

    look down
    ‘O ne a kôba tlhôgô a le kwa godimo ga kagô’ He looked down from the top of the building
    • leba fa fatshe
  • 2

    bend
    ‘O kgôna go kôba tshipi ka matsôgô a gagwê fêla’ He can bend a metal bar with his bare hands
    • dira sengwe gore se sennê segogoropo