What is another word for sesotho?

2 synonyms found


[ sɛsˈɒθə͡ʊ], [ sɛsˈɒθə‍ʊ], [ s_ɛ_s_ˈɒ_θ_əʊ]

Sesotho is a term that refers to a Southern Bantu language spoken mainly in the Kingdom of Lesotho, as well as in South Africa. Often, there are synonyms utilized in place of Sesotho to refer to the language such as Southern Sotho, Sotho, and Suto, as each of these terms describe the same language. Sesotho is a tonal language, which means different pitch levels change the meaning of words. Furthermore, Sesotho is one of the eleven official languages of South Africa and has approximately five million speakers worldwide. The varied synonyms for the word Sesotho offer an understanding of the language and its importance in the region.

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Sesotho, also spelled Sotho, is an admixture of Khoisan and Bantu languages spoken primarily in the western part of South Africa. It also has smaller minorities in Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Lesotho. Dialects of Sesotho are spoken in the provinces of Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and North-West, and their numbers are dwindling due to the spread of English.

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