Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
English. It means 'English', which is why it's in the name of this quiz. It's a Sesotho sa Leboa to English quiz!
Ga a ka tla. The three incorrect answers here are all forms of 'to take hold of' and also 'to argue over'.
Ke g˘na. 'Rata' means 'love', and the three incorrect options are all forms of either 'I love you' or 'they love you'.
Gobag˘na.... 'Gobag˘na' has a variant, 'go ba g˘na', which means 'it was like that'.
|This is the conversation section. I will give you a common conversational phrase, and you have to tell me what it is in Sesotho sa Leboa.
What is the Sesotho sa Leboa phrase for the English phrase 'Of course!'?||Sesotho Sa Leboa - Seisimane
╩a hlŕ gomme!. The other three choices are varying terms for 'good morning', 'good afternoon', or 'good night'.
N˘nyane ya mae. The other three are terms for snake eggs ('n˘ga ya mae'), crocodile eggs ('kwŕna ya mae'), and fish eggs ('kg˘bŕ ya mae').
Tshŕntshanya. 'Mofetakatsela' means 'passer-by', 'palŕdisa' means 'to prevent', and 'fŕpa' means 'nourishment'.
Seswantsh˘. 'Seswantsh˘' also means 'photograph' and 'parable'.
Tiŕg˘. 'Tl˘u' is the Sesotho sa Leboa word for 'elephant', 'hlokoga' means 'to taper', and 'ntlha ya ntsutsubŕk˘' is a pointed stick.
|Ok. Next section. In this section, all you have to do is translate the English word into Sesotho sa Leboa.
What is the Sesotho sa Leboa word for 'Remorse'?||Sesotho Sa Leboa - Seisimane
Letswal˘. Not only is 'letswal˘' the word for 'remorse', it is also the Sesotho sa Leboa term for 'diaphragm'.
ďnt˘ ya tlhwŕkis˘. You probably should use '˘nt˘ ya tlhwŕkis˘' ('oven cleaner'), instead of 'nostril hair' ('nk˘ ya meriri'), a 'white-footed horse' ('pŕrŕ ya mekg˘r˘'), or 'a ridiculous hat' ('sŕgisago ya kuane').
|Walking through the mountains (as you do), you come across your neighbour, who is clearly oblivious to the fact that your Sesotho isn't great. He is talking about his farm, when he yells the phrase 'dikg˘motshadi ya ka e le babja!'. What is wrong?||Sesotho Sa Leboa - Seisimane
His cows are ill. In Sesotho, to say that something belongs to you, instead of using the standard order form of 'my ---', you use the reverse form, which is '--- are/is my', or '--- ya ka' in Sesotho sa Leboa.
Can't get into my car. 'K˘l˘i' is the most common form for 'car' in Sesotho sa Leboa, but this becomes 'mm˘t˘r˘' when preceded by another word. 'K˘l˘i' is the form more commonly used when talking about being in the car.
|Still in the supermarket, and now down the fruit aisle. I pick up a bag of 'diapola', thinking I can eat them later. What have I just picked up?||Sesotho Sa Leboa - Seisimane
Apples. 'Pola' is the word for apples. 'Dia' is the Sesotho sa Leboa prefix for 'more than one'.
During the day. Incidentally, 'seŕtsa sa letsatsi' refers to this, as it means 'sunshine'.
Conserve. 'Babalŕla' also means 'to provide for'.
Beer. 'Beer' is a very common term in Sesotho sa Leboa. There are many words for 'beer', one of which is 'tshŕhlana', which also means 'yellow female animal', and 'belle'.
Overcast. 'Maru' is the Sesotho sa Leboa term for 'clouds'.
|The first five questions are basic direct Sesotho to English translations. Let's get started. What is the English word for 'Bog˘mo'?
||Sesotho Sa Leboa - Seisimane
Cattle. Cattle are one of the most popular livestock in the country. There are many words for cattle: 'bokg˘mo', 'bog˘mo', and 'dikg˘mo'. 'Dikg˘mong' is the term for being 'with the cattle'.
Afrika Borwa. 'Borwa' means 'a southerly wind'.
Tlh˘m˘. The other three choices all mean 'fish'.
Dihlare. The prefix for plurality here is 'di~', but the other prefix also used to make this word plural is 'me~'. The other three words all mean 'voice'.
Tsela ya tshepel˘ ya madi. 'Tsela ya khŕm˘' means 'respiratory system'. The other two phrases mean 'rumour'.
Lekgotla la setshaba. The other choices are actions involving the feet. 'Running', 'walking', and 'crossing of the ankles'.
O kae le bo˘kŕl˘?. The three other choices all mean 'Where are the people?'.
Din˘l˘fatsi. The other three choices all mean 'opening'. 'Ses˘r˘' and 'Dikg˘ba' both mean 'opening' as in 'a space', and 'Thiboll˘' means 'opening' as in 'the opening of a bottle'.
Fantisa. The other word for 'to sell' is 'rŕkisa', but 'fantisa' is the term more commonly used.