noun (class 5, plural mabaka)
1a (period of) time‘O ne a le mo toronkong lebaka’ — He was in jail for a period of time
- selekanyô sa nakô e e sa tlhalosiwang
2a long time‘O tsamaile lebaka’ — She went for a long time
- nakô e telele
noun (class 6)
1reason‘O file lebaka lefe la go tlhôka go tla?’ — What reason did he give for not coming?