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sesotho Translation January

January - Pherekgong  (Month of The Scarecrow)

sesotho Translation February

February - Hlakola  (Month of Pollen)

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March - Hlakubele  (Month of Grain)

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April - Mmesa  (Month of The Roaster)

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May - Motsheanong  (Month of Laughing at Birds)

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June - Phupjane  (Month of Small Withholding)

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July - Phupu  (Month of Withholding)

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August - Phato  (Month of Ploughing)

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September - Lwetse  (Month of the Cornucopia)

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October - Mphalane  (Month of Young Impala)

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November - Pudungwana  (Month of Young Wildebeest)

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December - Tshitwe  (Month of Small Grasshoppers)

Sotho months of the year
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Greetings & Conversation Sesotho Months
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Mathematical Terminology Counting in Sesotho
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Sesotho Greetings & Conversation (informal and formal)
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Hello (informal email) (conversational: all times of the day) Dumela (singular)
Dumelang (plural)
How are you? Le kae?
I am fine, thanks. Ke teng, ke a leboha.
You’re welcome. O amohetswe.
It's a pleasure. Ka thabo.
Thank you Ke a leboha
Yes Êe
No Tjhee
Goodbye To those staying:
Sala hantle (singular)
Salang hantle (plural)
To those departing:
Tsamaya hantle (singular)
Tsamayang hantle (plural)
Enjoy your day (informal email) (conversational: all times of the day) Letsatsi le monate
Enjoy your weekend Mafelo a beke a monate
Good night Robalang hantle
   
English to Sotho Translations for Colours
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Black Ntsho
White Tshweu
Grey Putswa
Blue Tala
Green Tala
Yellow Tshehla
Red Kgubedu
Pink Pinki
 
English to Sotho Translations for Directions
English Sesotho (Sotho)
North Leboya
South Borwa
East Botjhabela
West Bophirimela
   
Sotho Days of the Week
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Sunday Sontaha
Monday Mantaha
Tuesday Labobedi
Wednesday Laboraro
Thursday Labone
Friday Labohlano
Saturday Moqebelo
 
Sotho Months of the Year
English Sesotho (Sotho)
January Pherekgong
February Hlakola
March Hlakubele
April Mmesa
May Motsheanong
June Phupjane
July Phupu
August Phato
September Loetse
October Mphalane
November Pudungwana
December Tshitwe
 
English to Sotho Translations for Measurements of Time
English Sesotho (Sotho)
second motsotswana
minute motsotso
minutes metsotso
hour hora
hours dihora
day letsatsi
days matsatsi
week beke
weeks dibeke
month kgwedi
months dikgwedi
year selemo
years dilemo
yesterday maobane
today kajeno
tomorrow hosane
   
Sotho Medical Translation
English Sesotho (Sotho)
HIV HIV
human immunodeficiency virus vaerase e bolayang masole a mmele
child ngwana
infant lesea
birth weight boima tswalong
sex bong
death lefu
sanitation tsamaiso ya dikgwerekgwere
handicap bokowa
disability boqhwala
   
Sotho Legal Translation
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Legal Semolao
law molao
questionnaire lenane la dipotso
marital status maemo lenyalong
single ya eso nyale
relationship kamano
partner molekane
married nyetse
separated arohane
divorced hladilwe
widow mohlolohadi
widower mohlolo
place of birth sebaka sa tswalo
residence bodulo
occupation mosebetsi
employed hirilweng
race morabe
religion tumelo
population group botjhaba
gender bong
investigation dipatlisiso
plaintiff moqosi
resolved case nyewe e rarolotsweng
unresolved case nyewe e sa rarabollwang
proxy moemedi
vote vouto
 
English to Sotho Translations for Personal Details
English Sesotho (Sotho)
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English to Sotho Translations for Banking Details
English Sesotho (Sotho)
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English to Sotho Translations for Marketing & Promotional Material
English Sesotho (Sotho)
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English to Sotho Translations for Mathematical Terminology
English to Sotho Translations for Numerals 1-100
English Sesotho (Sotho)
one nngwe
two pedi
three tharo
four nne
five hlano
six tshelela
seven supa
eight robedi
nine robong
ten leshome
eleven leshome le motso o mong
twelve leshome le metso e mmedi
thirteen leshome le metso e meraro
fourteen leshome le metso e mene
fifteen leshome le metso e mehlano
sixteen leshome le metso e tsheletseng
seventeen leshome le metso e supileng
eighteen leshome le metso e robedi
nineteen leshome le metso e robong
twenty mashome a mabedi
thirty mashome a mararo
forty mashome a mane
fifty mashome a mahlano
sixty mashome a tsheletseng
seventy mashome a supa
eighty mashome a robedi
ninety mashome a robong
one hundred lekgolo
   
English to Sotho Translations for Publishing Terminology
English to Sotho Translations for School Books
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Teacher's Guide Buka ya Titjhere
Learner's Book Buka ya moithuti
Workbook Buka ya mosebetsi
Grade Kereiti
 
 
English to Sotho Translations for Publishing - School Subjects
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Arts and Culture Bonono le Setho
Economic and Management Sciences Mahlale a Kgwebo le Tsamaiso
Life Orientation Tlwaetso ho tsa bophelo
Life Skills Boitemohelo ba Bophelo
Literacy Literesi
Mathematics Mmetse
Numeracy Nyumeresi
Natural Sciences Disaense tsa Tlhaho
Social Sciences Disaense tsa Setjhaba
 
English to Sotho Translations for Publishing - Textbook Units
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Term Kotara
Unit Kgaolo
Units Dikgaolo
Activity Tshebetso
Lesson Thuto
page leqephe
pages maqephe
 
English to Sotho Translations for Publishing - Curriculum Headings
English Sesotho (Sotho)
Assessment Tekolo
Informal Assessment Tekolo e Sahlophiswang
Classroom management Taolo ya tlelase
Programme of Assessment Lenaneo la Tekolo
Resources Disebediswa
Learning Programme Lenane la Thuto
Systemic assessment Tekolo ya Sisitimi
Integration Kgokahanyo
 
English to Sotho Translations for Mathematical Operators
English Sesotho (Sotho)
addition ho kopanya
subtraction ho tlosa
multiplication katiso
division ho arola
 
English to Sotho Translations for Units of Measurement
English Sesotho (Sotho)
length bolele
litre lithara
litres dilithara
metre mithara
hectare hektara
Rands Diranta
Cents Disente
 
English to Sotho Translations for Mathematical Objects
English Sesotho (Sotho)
object dintho
circle sedikadikwe
circles didikadikwe
square sekwere
triangle kgutlotharo
cylinder silentare
rectangle kgutlonne
sphere seronorono
 
English to Sotho Translations for Mathematical Measurements
English Sesotho (Sotho)
size boholo
sides mahlakore
corner sekgutlo
symmetry simeteri
 
English to Sotho Translations for Sotho Technology Vocabulary
English Sesotho (Sotho)
cellphone selefounu
computer khomphiyuta
laptop lepthopo
mouse tweba
wireless mohlokathapo
printer sehatisi
cable kheibole
 
English to Sotho Translations for Environmental Terminology
English Sesotho (Sotho)
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English to Sotho Translations for Schools Vocabulary Wordlist
English Sesotho (Sotho)
calendar khalendara
teaspoon thisipune
bar code khoutu ya bara
question potso
answer karabo
crayons dikerayone
games dipapadi
school sekolo
plants dimela
livestock leruo
municipality mmasepala
 
English to Sotho Translations for Famous Quotes & Proverbs
Nelson Mandela: "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart." "Ha o bua le motho ka puo a e utlwisisang, sena se ya hlohong ya hae. Empa ha o bua le yena ka puo ya hae, sena se ya pelong ya hae."
Charlemagne: "To have another language is to possess a second soul." "Ho tseba puo e nngwe ke ho ba le kutlwisiso le tshebediso e fetang ka yona."
Mahatma Gandhi: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." "O tlamehile ho ba phetoho eo o batlang ho e bona lefatseng."
Aristotle: "All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." "Bohle ba ileng ba hlalosa tsela ya puso ya batho ba ile ba dumela hore bokamoso ba mebuso bo itshetlehile ka thuto ya batjha."
Chinese Proverb: “Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.” "Ha o mpolella ke tla lebala; ha o mpontsha nka nna ka hopola; empa ha o nkenyeletsa, ke tla utlwisisa."
 
Sotho Given Names and their Meanings
Meaning in English Sotho Women's Names
Gratitude Sebolelo
   
Meaning in English Sotho Men's Names
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