Setswana-English dictionary

5000 Word Setswana Dictionary

A great companion for Setswana language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Setswana today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Setswana Dictionary


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5000 Word Setswana Dictionary

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Key Points

  • Includes the most important words in Setswana
  • Setswana-English and English-Setswana
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Setswana dictionary

This Setswana dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Setswana which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

a house
ntlo ya me
my house
the house
ntlo ya gagwe
her house
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About Setswana

About Setswana

Setswana is spoken by about 5 million people. You'd like to improve your Setswana vocabulary? Download our Setswana PDF dictionary now and learn new Setswana words today!

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Basic words and phrases in Setswana

Learn to get by in Setswana with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Setswana phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

mosadi yo
this woman
masimane yo
this boy
lebati le
this door
masetsana yo
this girl
Basic words and phrases in Setswana
Muitsibowa a a monate!
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Speak! Setswana

Speak! Setswana

Learn Setswana now. You'll begin with simple Setswana phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Setswana. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Setswana language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Setswana.

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You can learn Setswana in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Setswana in a short time and our nine-step Setswana learning guide will show you how. We'll be talking about Setswana greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Setswana.

Setswana learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Setswana greetings, Setswana nouns, Setswana adjectives and Setswana verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Setswana. You'll learn phrases like ntlo ya me, buka ya me and tafole ya me (my house, my book, my table). You'll also learn ntlo ya gago, buka ya gago and tafole ya gago (your house, your book, your table). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Setswana and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

On the Road! Setswana

On the Road! Setswana

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Setswana words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Setswana words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Setswana and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Setswana audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Setswana course for you.

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