Definitions

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

  • n. Variant of Setswana.

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

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Examples

  • But, you see, the missionary had to alter the words sometimes so as to make the Sechuana lines come right for the music; and the second verse really means:

    The Book of Missionary Heroes

  • The hymn-book was written in the language of the people -- the Sechuana language -- and Shomolekae taught them from the book to sing hymns.

    The Book of Missionary Heroes

  • Plaatje also worked on two books in Tswana: Sechuana Proverbs with Literal

    Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje

  • Had it not been for the colour bar, Mr. Plaatje, in all probability, would have been holding an important position in the Department of Native Affairs; as it was, he entered the ranks of journalism as Editor, in the first place, of Koranta ea Becoana, a weekly paper in English and Sechuana, which was financed by the Chief Silas Molema and existed for seven years very successfully.

    Native Life in South Africa

  • The Natives 'retort to this declaration was in the words of a Sechuana proverb, viz.,

    Chapter XIX

  • In the introduction will be found detailed information with regard to the pronunciation of the Sechuana language.

    Chapter XXIV

  • Ltd. A Sechuana Reader (In International Phonetic Orthography, with English Translations) By

    Chapter XXIV

  • "It is comforting to know that this anomaly is confined to Sechuana and that Zulu, Xhosa and Basuto worshippers have no worry.

    Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje

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