There are 2 main translations of tshwarêlêla in Setswana

: tshwarêlêla1tshwarêlêla2

tshwarêlêla1

persevere

verb

  • 1

    persevere
    hold on tight
    ‘Fa o ka tshwarêlêla o ka pasa’ If you persevere you will pass

There are 2 main translations of tshwarêlêla in Setswana

: tshwarêlêla1tshwarêlêla2

tshwarêlêla2

hold on to

verb

  • 1

    hold on to
    grip
    ‘Go ne go na le tshipi e bapalami ba ba emeng ka dinao ba ka itshwarêlêlang ka yônê’ There was a rail for the standing passengers to hold on to
    • ngangatlêla
  • 2

    deputize for
    ‘O tlaa tshwarêlêla mogokgo malatsi a le mmalwa’ She will deputize for the school head for a few days
    • nna mo maemong a mongwe a santse a seo


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tshwarêlêla

stand in for

verb

  • 1

    stand in for

    Mothusa mogokgo o tla tshwarêlêla mogokgo fa a ya malatsing a boikhutso

    The deputy principal will stand in for the principal when she goes on leave

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