There are 2 main translations of swaba in Setswana

: swaba1swaba2

swaba1

be ashamed

verb

  • 1

    be ashamed
    ‘Ke ne ka swaba mo ke neng ka êmêlêla ke sa laêla’ I was so ashamed that I left without saying a word

There are 2 main translations of swaba in Setswana

: swaba1swaba2

swaba2

shrivel

verb

  • 1

    shrivel
    ‘Kgêtla dinamune pele di swaba’ Pick the oranges before they shrivel
    • omêlêla go fêletswe ke matute
  • 2

    wilt
    ‘Dimelanyana di swabile’ The seedlings have wilted
    • omêlêla ga ditlhare kgotsa matlhare