• I am happy
  • Ke thabile
  • → / key-tha-bi-le /
  • I am sad
  • Ke koatile
  • → / key-koa-ti-le /
  • I am angry
  • Ke halefile
  • → / key-huh-lay-fi-le /
  • I am satisfied
  • Ke khotsofetse

Hortative mood
This mood expresses a wish or appeal. For example:

Ke kopa ba kene ka hare. (Let them come inside, please.)
Ha ba nyalane. (Let them get married.)
Mo ts'oarele hle. (Please forgive him/her.)
Ha re mo thuseng. (Let us help him/her.)

Imperative mood
This mood expresses an instruction, command or a politely strong request. Like:

Thola! (Keep quiet!)
Ema! (Stand up!)
Dula! (Sit down!)
Koalang monyako! (Close the door!)

Indicative mood
This is a mood that indicates. It is a simple statement of a fact or which asks a question for a factual answer. Here are a few examples:

Monna oa tsamaya. (The man is walking.)
Pula ea na. (It is raining.)
Ho a chesa. (It is hot.)
Ho a bata. (It is cold.)

Participial mood
This mood expresses actions that happen simultaneously. For example:

Monna o tsuba a tsamaea. (He walks while smoking.)
Ba bina ba tlola. (They sing while jumping.)
O lla a tseha. (He/she cries while laughing.)
Ba fihlile a bapala. (They found him/her playing.)

Potential mood
This mood express the ability or potential that is there. In this mood the word ka, that can be translated as "can", is used. For example:

Ngaka e ka phekola mokudi. (The docter can treat the patient.)
Ngoanana a ka bala koranta. (The girl can read the newspaper.)
A ka atleha. (He/she can succeed.)
Ba ka fihla. (They can arrive.)

Subjunctive mood
This mood is used in a subdued or subordinate sense. It is used to express doubt, uncertainty or impossibility. For example:

Re bone le rona. (We also saw.)
Ba je le bona. (They too may eat.)
Ba bue? (May they speak?)
Ba utloe. (Let them hear.)