Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Tswana.

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  • proper n. A language spoken widely in Southern Africa, mainly in Botswana and South Africa in the Northern Cape, the central and western Free State and in the North West province, and also, to a lesser extent, in Namibia, also known as Tswana.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Tswana in Botswana

Etymologies

From Tswana Setswana. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • SABC 2 will be a community channel, focusing on entertainment, news and educational programmes in Afrikaans, Setswana, Sesotho and

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • (” See you later!” in Setswana, one of the languages we’ll be learning during training.

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  • They think the goal is to do anything to get it, forsaking ubuntu botho is Setswana and other important cultural values.

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  • I recently read a news article in The Daily News from a Setswana writer who had a book prescribed poetry who complained about the small amount of money he received from his book as compared to the publisher.

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  • I did however get a front row seat on Tuesday? when Tebelelo Seretse was interviewed during the Setswana bulletin.

    Botswana Democratic Party Splits

  • His beef comes in a three guises: 1. Jill Scott who plays Mma Ramotswe, and her secretary played by Aniki Noni Rose are vilified by Serite for not producing a perfect Setswana accent.

    Mma Ramotswe on BTV

  • When me friend was visiting me here she was very surprised to find so many similarities between Setswana traditions and some of the traditions of Native Americans.

    The Books Have Arrived!!

  • Bonty has made her mark re-telling traditional tales and in these books she writes many of her stories about mythical snakes that live in Setswana folklore such as the scary Kgogela,the Hypnotist.

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  • Languages: Setswana 78.2%, Kalanga 7.9%, Sekgalagadi 2.8%, English 2.1% (official), other 8.6%, unspecified 0.4% (2001 census)

    Botswana

  • The name Kami is derived from the Setswana word “Kamogelo,” meaning “acceptance.”

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