There are 2 main translations of re in Setswana

: re1re2

re1

say

verb

  • 1

    say
    ‘O re o e tla’ Say that you are coming
    • bua sengwe
  • 2

    mean
    ‘Ke ne ke sa re o dirile ka bomo’ I didn't mean that she did it deliberately
    • se go tewang sone
  • 3

    (often used with ideophones)
    go
    ‘Ke o utlwile sengwe se re thu!’ I heard something go bang!
    • go kaya ka fa sengwe se dirileng ka teng

There are 2 main translations of re in Setswana

: re1re2

re2

we

pronoun

  • 1

    we
    ‘Re ya kae?’ Where are we going?