Translation of tsenêlêla in English:

tsenêlêla

jump the queue

verb

  • 1

    jump the queue
    ‘Ke kgônnê go duêla bili ya metsi ka bofefo ka gore ke ne ka tsenêlêla’ I managed to pay the water bill quickly because I had jumped the queue
    • iphesa fa pele ga yo mongwe
  • 2

    take part
    ‘Ga kena go tsenêlela dikgaisanô tsa mabelô tsa monongwaga’ I won't take part in this year's athletics competitions
    • nna le seabê mo tirong nngwe kgotsa kgaisanô
  • 3

    attack
    ‘Ba ne ba tsenêlela batsamai ba bo ba ba utswêla’ They attacked the travellers and robbed them
    • kgoreletsa kgotsa tlhasêla
  • 4

    deepen
    ‘Ketsaetsêgô ya rona e ne ya tsenêlela fa a ise a boe pele letsatsi le dikêla’ Our anxiety deepened when he was not back by nightfall
    • oketsêga ga sengwe
  • 5

    interfere
    ‘O se ka wa tsenêlela dilô tse di sa go ameng’ Don't interfere in things that don't concern you
    • tsaya karolô mo dilong tse di sa go ameng